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Elizabeth Ann Baker

March 1, 2017


Life Sketch for Elizabeth Baker (Newton)


Elizabeth Ann Baker, 92, passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Wichita, Kansas.


Elizabeth was born on July 26, 1924 in Mittelfischach, Germany to Friedrick and Lisette (Brenner) Hubman.


Elizabeth married Bob G. Baker on February 4, 1946 in Newton, Kansas. He preceded in death.


Elizabeth moved to the United States from Germany at the age of two. She was raised on a farm 18 miles east of Newton close to Burns, Kansas. After her family was raised she was employed by the Newton School District in food service. She loved her family and loved to make cookies for family member’s birthday. Elizabeth was proud of her German heritage and kept in contact with relatives in Germany and the United States. Elizabeth’s faith and church were very important to her. She demonstrated that to her family and set a good example for them to follow.


She is survived by her children: James and Mary Anne Baker, John and Mary Helen Baker and Diane and Danny Cain; brother: Richard Hubman; sister: Rose Mary Miller; 23 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her parents: Friedrick and Lisette Hubman; brother: Fred Hubman; son: Don Charles Baker; husband: Bob Baker; and nephew: Lloyd Murl Miller.


Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 6th, at Zion Lutheran Church in Newton.  Interment will follow the service at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.  A public visitation will be held from 1:00-5:00p.m., Sunday, March 5th, at Petersen Funeral Home in Newton.


The following are suggestions for Memorials: Zion Lutheran Church, 225 S. Poplar St. Newton, KS. 67114 and Lutheran Hour Ministries, 660 Mason Ridge Center Drive, St. MO. 63141. Petersenfamilyfuneralhome.com.


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