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Obituaries

September 23, 2013

Yvonne Baker

FREMONT — Yvonne Elaine Baker, 69, of Fremont, passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Hospice House in Ottumwa.

Yvonne was born Aug. 13, 1944, in Nebraska City, Neb., the daughter of Marion and Ella Sarvis Tyson. She attended school in Nebraska City. She was employed in a private nursing home in Agency, Linden's Factory in Ottumwa until they closed, Pleasant Park Estates and retired from Crystal Heights Care Center in Oskaloosa.

Yvonne was united in marriage to Everett Baker Sept. 1, 1961, in Plattsmouth, Neb. Her greatest joy was her family.

She is survived by her husband, Everett Baker of Fremont; a daughter, Denisa (Mick) O'Leary of Ottumwa; four grandchidlren, Jessica, Mickey Jr., Kassidy and Aarron O'Leary; and two great-grandchildren, Mikey Simmons and Molly McIntyre.

Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Donald Baker; and a granddaughter, Misty O'Leary.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in the Fremont Funeral Chapel; Pastor Alvern Boetsma officiating. Burial will be in the Cedar Township Memorial Cemetery in Fremont.

Visitation with the family present will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to Hospice, Serving Davis and Wapello Counties.

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