Katharyn E. Baker, 83, of
Nampa, died Thursday, December 26, 1991, at a Nampa care
center. Memorial funeral services will be conducted at 11:00
a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 31, 1991, at the Nampa First Christian
Church. Rev. Kenneth Britt, pastor of the church will
Private family interment will precede the services at the
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Services and interment are under
the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
Katharyn was born on June 1, 1908, at St. Joseph,
Missouri, to Orbah and
Luella Foley Jackson. In 1920 she moved with her family to
Colorado Springs, Colorado, where she was reared and educated,
graduating from high school there.
She married W. Curtis Baker on May 4, 1929, in Denver,
Colorado. After their wedding, they lived in Colorado
Springs. In April of 1937 they moved to Nampa to make their
home. In 1942 she went to work for Grange Mutual Life
Insurance Co. in Nampa. She retired in 1970. Curtis died on
May 16, 1985, and Katharyn has resided in Nampa since.
She was a member of the Nampa First Christian Church.
She also was a member and past Worthy Matron of the Nampa
Chapter #30 Order of the Eastern Star and had been an advisor
to the Job's Daughters in Nampa.
Katharyn is survived by one daughter, Lillian (Mrs.
David) Holleman, Danville,
California; one son,
Jack T. Baker, Alsea, Oregon; four grandchildren and five
great-great grandchildren. Besides her husband she was
preceded in death by one sister, Lillian Brownlee.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Nampa
First Christian Church of flowers may be sent. Friends may
call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel on today and Monday from 9:00
a.m. to 9:00 p.m.