Victor Ray BAKER Biography
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Victor Ray Baker was born 13 July 1914,
Provo, Utah, Utah, son of William BAKER
and
Eva (BENNETT) BAKER
 

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Victor Ray BAKER Family Lineages:
A William BRADFORD Mayflower Descendent

   
Victor Ray BAKER with younger brothers Roy, Don, Art and Bob

    

Victor Ray BAKER with his mother and younger siblings.

                    

Victor Ray BAKER 1929
 


  

Aug 27, 1945 - - Salt Lake City [Utah] USA

My Dear son Ray

We just recievd [received] your letter telling us you were in Infantry,
ad[d]ress changed,   I do hope you soon get home   I recievd a letter
from Art he says he soon be home on Furlow and he says they talk
of discharge   wont that be swell   Max is here eating his breakfast at
11 {o} Clock had a good sleep.   dad and Dorothy are working as
usal   we are all well.   kid will soon start school 6 Sep.   Aunt Agnus
and her husband are in Provo with Grandma   they be up Freiday
I receivd a phone call furr Bob and Don  Just a week ago
[2]
havnt heard sincee   he said he was feeling fine . . .
Bob dont do much writing   I think mabe you get home
quicker now we hope   Viola   Lee are finie,
Grandpa here on anul Visit   Came last Friday   Elmer was
comeing to see me but hasnt as yet   it reol cool at nights now
we had a big rain hale the worst they every had here   Flooded
alot of City Cemetry ruin home    Level water up on M street
was the worst   Dorothy and I went and seen it yesterday
[3]
A good maniy thousand dollars damage   broke widows down
here by ruin with hale.   did not do enny thing here but give us
a scare.  We were all home that was one good thing  Aunt Ruth
Called up   she ask if I heard from you   I told Just got et she
looking for Jess   well there isit much news so will hurry
this off.

love kissis
mother

       


 

Post wedding picture of Victor Ray BAKER &
Winona Hannah (QUIBELL) [HANSEN] BAKER

Victor Ray BAKER & Winona (QUIBELL) BAKER
in
April of 1988
Retired as heavy duty mechanic, employed at Tooele Army Depot.

"DEATH: VICTOR RAY "V.R." BAKER
Published: Thursday, Jan. 25, 1990 12:00 a.m. MST

Victor Ray "V.R." Baker, age 75, beloved husband, father, grandfather,
and brother, passed away January 23, 1990, at his home.  - - - - Born
July 13, 1914, in Provo, Utah, to William H. and Eva C. Bennett Baker.
Reared and educated in Provo, Utah. Worked at Startup, McDonald
and Sweet's Candy Co's. Served in C.C.C. Camp. Veteran World War II,
serving in Alaska and Italy for 5 years. Also worked for J. J. Coan Co.
Married Winona Quibell Hansen, June 18, 1951; later solemnized in
the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Worked at Tooele Army Depot as heavy duty
mechanic, retiring after 30 years of service. High Priest in LDS Church,
member 32nd Ward. Was volunteer on LDS Church farm for several years.
He loved hunting, fishing and gardening. Survived by wife, Nona Baker,
Salt Lake City; five children, SFC. John L. Hansen, Fort Kobbe, Panama;
Richard L. and wife, Linda Hansen, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma;
Mrs. Thomas (Vicki) Tinney, Davis, California; Mrs. Ernest (Bette) Wake,
West Valley City; Mrs. Glen (Jodi) Kuehl, Riverton; 16 grandchildren;
five brothers and two sisters, Arthur Baker, Denver, Colorado;
LeRoy Baker, Salt Lake City; Robert Baker, Anaheim, California;
Dorothy Turner, Bountiful; Evabelle McKeen, Salt Lake City;
Keith Baker, Salt Lake City; Leo Baker, Sandy, Utah.
Preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Max and Donald R. Baker,
sister, Viola Gertino.  Funeral services will be held Friday, 11 a.m.,
Redwood Memorial Estates Mortuary, 6500 South Redwood Road,
where friends may call Thursday, 6-8 p.m.,
and Friday one hour prior to service.
Interment Redwood Memorial Estates.

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