TIFFIN, Ohio — Ina E. Baker, 94, formerly of Loogootee, died at 5:20 p.m. Thursday at the Elmwood at the Shawhan in Tiffin. Born May 7, 1918, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Albert and Olive (Jones) Taylor. Ina was an active member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Loogootee and also Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. In past years she served as organist, choir director, Sunday school teacher, and council member of the church. She also served as president of WELCA and board member of the Evansville Cluster. She was a member of the Martin County Council on Aging, which was successful in starting senior centers in the six-county area. She served as the first director of the Shoals and Loogootee centers. Ina worked with homemakers in Martin County as food and nutrition assistant under the direction of the County Extension Office and Purdue University. She was a member of the American Cancer Society, Right to Life and the Loogootee Women’s Club. She is survived by two sons, Kenneth Baker of Albuquerque, N.M., and Larry and wife Brenda Baker of Tiffin; one sister, Merle Weber of Evansville; five grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Her husband of 54 years, Lowell Baker, whom she married October 1937, died May 27, 1992. She is also preceded in death by her parents; one son, Dale Baker; one brother, Harold Taylor; and one sister, Vera Taylor. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Lutheran Church in Loogootee. Burial will be in Goodwill Cemetery in Loogootee. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Brocksmith-Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be made at www.brocksmithblakefuneralhomes.com
May 7, 1918 - March 7, 2013
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Lucille Nolley Dillon
Lucille Nolley Dillon, 76, died at 3:02 p.m. Saturday at Select Hospital in Evansville after a brief illness.
Born Sept. 30, 1935, in Daviess, she was the daughter of Arlan V. and Essie (Hardesty) Nolley. She graduated from Montgomery High School in 1953 and retired as a bookkeeper from McDonald Chevrolet in Washington after 43 years of service.
David E. “Dew” Weathers
David E. “Dew” Weathers, 4, died Sunday.
He was a member of Red Door School.
Bert Eugene Bennett
Bert Eugene Bennett, 72, Washington, passed away Wednesday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.
Born Nov., 24, 1940 in Chicago, he was the son of Bert W. Bennett and Mary (Millay) Bennett.
Cathy Elbert Adams
Cathy Elbert Adams, 62, died Saturday at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
Services will be held today at noon at the First United Methodist Church in Petersburg. Burial will be in Walnut Hills Cemetery.
Phyllis D. Miller
Phyllis D. Miller, 70, died at 9:50 p.m. Thursday at Golden Living Center.
Bert Eugene Bennett
Bert Eugene Bennett, 72, died at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.
A memorial service will from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at Poindexter-McClure Funeral Home, Washington Chapel.
Paul William “Smiley” DeMoss
Paul William “Smiley” DeMoss, 79, died at 1:47 p.m. Thursday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Dorothy M. Traylor, 90, of Washington, died at 3:05 p.m. Wednesday at Prairie Village Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
David Allan Ashmore
David Allan Ashmore, 61, died at 6:20 p.m. June 4, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born June 21, 1951, to Byron and Linda Ashmore in Metropolis, Ill.
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