Ned R. Baker

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“Ned will be greatly missed by all. He was always a pleasure to be around and good for a laugh anytime. My prayers go out to his family. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Ray A. Harney - Rockville, IN

“Kevin and RItta we send our condolences to you and your family . However we can not attend the Funeral at this time , i know u understand it is...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: ron and joann waldmann

“I remember the old Nash Rambler, playing pool in the basement, and hiking what seemed like the entire width of Indiana (but was really just the Ten O...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: David Emerson - Crawfordsville, IN

“I was truly saddened to hear about Ned passing away. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Baker family. I was best friends with Ned's sone Aaron...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Greg Miles - Hillsboro, OR

“What a great man! Many years ago, he reached out and took me in and taught me about automotive mechanics! I showed up at his house with welder's...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jeff Summers - Fort Worth, TX

“in loving and happiness of the one man who was full of joy ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: D.J. Baker - Greentown, IN

“We are sorry to hear of the passing of Ned. He was a wonderful man. Our thoughts are with you all at this time. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Ed and Tammy Walls - Altoona, PA


Ned R. Baker 80, of Kokomo passed away at 3:57pm Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Kindred Transitional Care in Kokomo. He was born December 7, 1932 in Kokomo to the late Carl W. and Maude G. (Jones) Baker. His marriage to the former Beverly A. Dugan who survives was on August 6, 1955. They were married for 56 years. Ned was a 1951 graduate of Rockville High School. He was in the Army National Guard and member of the Sons of Union Veterans. Ned worked at Delco where he was a member of UAW 292. He devoted a lot of time to Boy Scouts. He was a Scout Master of Troop # 528 in Greentown, a Wood Badge Graduate and Staffer, a lifetime member of the NRA. He also had an intricate part in bringing the Civil War Cannon to Kokomo.
Survivors include his wife Beverly A. Baker, two sons; Aaron L. Baker, (Amber), Kevin D. Baker, Ritta, six grandchildren; Wendie Baker, (Joe Wolfe), Michael Baker, (Cindi), D.J. Baker, Wesley Baker, (Rachel), Brandy Burnham, (Scott), Kevin R. Baker, (Caitlin), twelve great-grandchildren, and a sister-in-law Marrietta Dugan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and four sisters.
Visitation will be from 4pm – 8pm on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 South Webster Street. Services are at 10am Friday, January 25, 2013 at the mortuary with Rev. Ken Spangler officiating. Entombment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Memorial contribution in memory of Ned may be made to the Sons of the Union Veterans. Envelopes will be provided at the mortuary. There will also be military rites provided by the U.S. Army and the Kokomo Military Rites team at the cemetery.

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