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Information for Ermel Gladys Wilson Baker
12 December, 1912 - 16 November, 1993

 From the Idaho Press - Tribune,
18 November, 1993
Contributed by Delilah Barnard



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Death notice names Benjamin J. Baker ,
same date of death, same funeral home.

 

Ermel Baker

     Ermel Gladys Baker, 80, of Nampa, died Tuesday, November 16, 1993, at a Nampa retirement center.  Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 1993 at the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  Rev. Lowell Byall, pastor of the Nampa First Untied Presbyterian Church will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Garden, Caldwell.
     Ermel Gladys Baker was born on Dec. 12, 1912, at Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, to Edward and Lillie Wilson.  At a young age she moved to Idaho with her family where she was reared and educated.  The family lived in Eden, Idaho Falls, and the Boise area.  She married L.R. "Bake" Baker on August 9, 1929, in Boise, where they made their home.  She worked for the Old Boise Floral Shop, downtown, and the Boise Floral Greenhouse.  In 1946 they moved to Nampa and she and Bake purchased the Nampa Floral, which they owned and operated for many years.  She and Bake retired in 1980 and she spent many happy florist hours in various aspects of the business.
     Ermel loved the floral business and working with the public.  She was a member of the Nampa First United Presbyterian Church.  She had also been a member of the Northwest Floral Association, the Snake River Valley Florist Assoc., the Idaho State Florist Assoc., the Nampa Woman's Century Club and the Nampa Lady  Elks #1389.  Ermel enjoyed playing bridge and loved being with her family.  She will be greatly missed by her family and her friends.
     Ermel is survived by her husband, L.R. "Bake" Baker, Nampa; 1 son and  daughter-in-law, Dick and Cheryl Baker, Nampa; 2 sisters, Virgie McGahan, St George, Utah, Elsie McGlenahan, Idaho Falls; 1 brother, Leslie Wayne Jones, Winnemucca, Nevada; 4 grandsons, Rick and his wife, Bridget, Nampa, Ron and his wife, Jane, Nampa, Randy of Silverdale, Washington, Ryan of Nampa; 5 great-grandchildren, Lauren, Ricky, Sean, Kellie, and Andy; and several nieces and nephews.

     Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel on Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m.