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Obituary: Violet Rose Baker

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Violet Rose Baker

Violet Rose Baker

Violet Rose Baker, born June 23, 1922 in Omaha, Nebraska, passed away on Aug. 27, 2019 in Zionsville, Indiana at age 97. 

Mrs. Baker was the wife of Henry Jackson Baker Jr. and lived in Nashville for a number of years. In their day, there was no one closer to her than Elizabeth Thomas Baker and husband Copeland. She was a loving woman of strong character and faith who lived every word of 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 to near perfection.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by sons, Phil and Jack Baker; parents, Herbert and Margaret Vasholz; brothers, Ted, Alfred, Herbert, George and Bob Vasholz; sister, Darlene Exum; grandson, Andy Baker; and daughters-in-law, Beverly Baker and Jolene Baker.

She is survived by son, Alfred Baker of Zionsville; daughter-in-law, Pam Baker of Mt. Washington, Kentucky; sister-in-law, Betty Vasholz of Omaha, Nebraska; grandchildren, Tony (Holly) Baker of Fairview, Paul (Colette) Baker of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, Bret (Angie) Baker of Woodland Park, Colorado, Ross (Becky) Baker of Carmel, Indiana, Dana (Larry) Steinmetz of Mt. Washington, Kentucky, Dawn (Brett) Hawkins of Indianapolis and seven great-grandchildren, Haley and Tyler Steinmetz, Michael, Brittany and Justin Baker, and Thomas and McKenzie Baker.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin starting at 11 a.m., followed by a funeral service at 1 p.m., then burial at Triune Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Andrew Baker Memorial Scholarship Fund, 102 N. Lebanon St., Suite 200, Lebanon, IN 46052.