HAROLD BAKERHarold Baker, 96, of Blackhoof Township, passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.
Harold Baker, 96, of Blackhoof Township, passed away Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 in The Lighthouse Assisted Living, Barnum.
He was born June 4, 1917 in Superior, Wis., to Walter and Lena (Gilmore) Baker.
Harold was united in marriage to Olga Swanson on March 3, 1938 in Blackhoof Township. Harold's employment included working as a chauffeur for Agnew, the Blackhoof Depot, Conwed of Cloquet, the Soo Line Railroad, the State Highway Department as well as a farming until retiring in 1980. Harold was a Fire Warden for over 60 years and was a member of Elim Lutheran Church, Men of Elim and the Farm Bureau. Harold enjoyed fishing, hunting, cutting wood and driving his Farmall H Tractor.
Harold is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Olga; son, Harry; brothers, LeRoy (Adelia) Baker and Walter (Mary) Baker; sisters, Bernice (Charlie) Greene and Dorothy (Vernon) Carlson.
Harold is survived by brother, George Baker of Barnum; many nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, February 9, in Hamlin-Hansen-Kosloski Funeral Home, Moose Lake and will continue Monday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Service in Elim Lutheran Church, Blackhoof Township. To sign the guestbook online, go to: www.hhkfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are with Hamlin-Hansen-Kosloski Funeral Home, Moose Lake.