The Washington Times-Herald

Obituaries

March 8, 2013

Ina Baker

May 7, 1918 - March 7, 2013

TIFFIN, Ohio — Ina E. Baker, 94, formerly of Loogootee, died at 5:20 p.m. Thursday at the Elmwood at the Shawhan in Tiffin. Born May 7, 1918, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Albert and Olive (Jones) Taylor. Ina was an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Loogootee and also Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. In past years she served as organist, choir director, Sunday school teacher, and council member of the church. She also served as president of WELCA and board member of the Evansville Cluster. She was a member of the Martin County Council on Aging, which was successful in starting senior centers in the six-county area. She served as the first director of the Shoals and Loogootee centers. Ina worked with homemakers in Martin County as food and nutrition assistant under the direction of the County Extension Office and Purdue University. She was a member of the American Cancer Society, Right to Life and the Loogootee Women’s Club. She is survived by two sons, Kenneth Baker of Albuquerque, N.M., and Larry and wife Brenda Baker of Tiffin; one sister, Merle Weber of Evansville; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Her husband of 54 years, Lowell Baker, whom she married October 1937, died May 27, 1992. She is also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Dale Baker; one brother, Harold Taylor; and one sister, Vera Taylor. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church in Loogootee. Burial will be in Goodwill Cemetery in Loogootee. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Brocksmith-Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be made at www.brocksmithblakefuneralhomes.com

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Saturday's Funeral Notices MAURICE SHOULTZ — The funeral for Maurice E. Shoultz was at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Bramble, with Rev. J. Kenneth Walker officiating. Pallbearers were Daniel Shoultz, Lucas Shoultz, Matt Shoultz, Nathan Shoultz, Russell Cr

    August 22, 2014

  • Rita Lannan LOOGOOTEE — Rita Mae Lannan, 77, died at 8:52 p.m. Thursday at Daviess Community Hospital. Born Dec. 25, 1936, in Martin County, she was the daughter of Francis and Mary Agatha (Spaulding) Lannan. She was a member of St. Martin Catholic Church in Whi

    August 22, 2014

  • OBT - WT082314 - EnglandMug - NBS Norman England FREELANDVILLE — Norman Lee England, 74, passed away Thursday at his son’s house in Flat Rock, Illinois. Norman was born Oct. 29, 1939, in Washington, the son of Harley “Jack” and Wilma “Beryl” (Perkins) England. He married Loretta Smith on Oct. 14, 1

    August 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Loren Nash Loren Nash, 77, of Washington, died at 10:17 a.m. Friday at Select Hospital in Evansville. Born Jan. 27, 1937, in Decker, he was the son of Howard L. and Rowena (William) Nash. He was a U.S. Navy veteran. He is survived by a sister, Donna (Bud) Curry

    August 22, 2014

  • Verda Graber Verda Graber, wife of John (Mush) Graber, went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Mennonite Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the c

    August 22, 2014

  • Marjorie Kocher Marjorie "Kay Raymann" Kocher, 75, of Washington, died at 6:05 p.m. Wednesday at Washington Nursing Center. Born April 15, 1939, in Washington, she was the daughter of Ernest and Earldean (Wilson) Smith. She received her GED and Cosmetology License a

    August 21, 2014

  • Carol 'Hupo' Holland LOOGOOTEE — Carol E. "Hupo" Holland, 73, died Wednesday at Kindred Hospital in Indianapolis. Born March 8, 1941, in Martin County, he was the son of Roy and Betty (Smith) Holland. He was a U.S. Army veteran and he formerly was a member of St. Mary Ba

    August 21, 2014

  • Thursday's Funeral Notices HELEN GAITHER — The funeral for Helen C. Gaither was at noon Wednesday at Gill Funeral Home, with Rev. Ken Wells officiating. Burial was in Wheatland Cemetery.Pallbearers were Duane Gaither, Keith Gaither, Brandon Gaither, Daniel Gaither, Grant Ketch

    August 21, 2014

  • OBT - WT082114 - PattersonMug - NBS Joyce Patterson CANNELBURG — Joyce (Cobb) Patterson, 81, died at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday in Indianapolis.Born Dec. 11, 1932, in Shoals, she was the daughter of Lee and Hazel (McKibben) Cobb. She was a graduate of Shoals High School. She lived most of her life in Cannelbur

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Funerals RALPH MELTON — A Mass of Christian Burial for Ralph Melton was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Catholic Chapel in Loogootee, with Rev. J. Kenneth Walker as celebrant. Burial was in St. John Catholic Cemetery.Pallbearers were John Mattingly,

    August 20, 2014