Baker, Angus Benjamin (February 25, 1890 - September 23, 1963)

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Unknown - October 3, 1963

Funeral services for Angus Benjamin Baker, 73, were held Wednesday, September 25 at Lusk, with burial in the Manville cemetery. Mr. Baker passed away Sept. 23 at his home in Lance Creek after an illness of several months.

Born Feb. 25, 1890 at Florence, Kansas, he came to Wyoming in 1903 at the age of 13. On July 5, 1910, he was united in marriage to May Wilson at Harrison, Nebraska, and four children were born to this union.

The greater part of Mr. Baker's life was spent in the out-of-doors, which he loved. He worked for the Government as a trapper of predatory animals, and also guided big game hunters.

With his family, he made his home in Douglas for a number of years.

For the past two years he was caretaker of two private lakes belonging to the Rock River Sportsmen's Club, and continued in that capacity until June of this year when his health began to fail.

He is survived by his wife, May, of Lance Creek; three daughters, Verna Baker of Boulder, Wyo., Fern Alameda, Rawlins, Billy Nelson, of Hat Creek, 8 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. A son,Jimmy, preceded him in death Sept. 21, 1955.

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