Baker, John Archie (April 17, 1903 - June 16, 1946)


Was Rancher there 25 Years; Well Known in Douglas; Funeral Here Today

Douglas Budget - June 20, 1946

Funeral services are being conducted this afternoon at Hofmann Chapel for Archie Baker, Glendo rancher, who passed away at the Converse County Memorial hospital just before midnight Sunday. Rev. Louis Gale is in charge of the services. Burial will be in Douglas Park cemetery. The pallbearers are Orman and Lloyd Milligen, Sherman Low, Gordon Wilson, Ernest Hershberger and Roy McCormick.

Mr. Baker had been in ill health for about a year. He was brought to the hospital three days before his death. A heart ailment was given as cause.

John Archie Baker was born April 17, 1903, at Shurbon, Minn. With his parents he came west, living for a time in Nebraska and later moving to Wyoming. He has been ranching near Glendo for the past twenty-five years.

On February 29, 1924, at Casper, he was married to Minnie A. Spellman, who survives him. Other survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Lee Waldron of Farson, Wyo., and Marie and Betty; his father and a brother living in Washington state and a sister in Texas.


Funeral Services Thursday Afternoon For Well-Known Glendo Rancher

Douglas Enterprise - June 18, 1946

Death late Sunday night ended a year of illness of John A. Baker, 41, well-known rancher in the Glendo community, who had been a patient at Memorial hospital since Friday.

His passing was attributed to heart trouble.

John Archie Baker was born Apr. 17, 1903 at Shurbon, Minn. His family moved to Nebraska and then to Wyoming and settled near Manville. He was married Feb. 29, 1924 at Casper to Minnie A. Spellman. Three girls were born to this union, Mrs. Lee Waldron of Farson, Wyo., and Marie and Betty.

Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Hofmann chapel with Rev. Louis Gale of the Congregational church in charge.

Surviving are his widow and three daughters; his father; one brother in Washington state and a sister living in Texas.

Burial will be in Douglas Park Cemetery.


No Entries


No Entries


No Entries


No Entries