July 06, 1935 - January 24, 2003
Anderson - Juhl Roland Baker, 67, Anderson, died January 24, 2003 at his residence after a brief illness.
He was born July 6, 1935 in Anderson, Indiana, and resided in Anderson, Indiana. He was a life long resident of Anderson.
He retired from Guide Division of General Motors Corporation in 1991 and was currently employed by the State of Indiana.
He was a 50 year member of the United Methodist Church and was currently serving as chairman of the trustees at the First United Methodist Church of Alexandria. He was a 47 year member of Solar Masonic Lodge #734 F. & A.M. where he was a Past Master and current secretary. He was a charter member and Past Patron of Solar Star #604. He belonged to Chapter #52 R.A.M. Commandry #32 K.T., Anderson Council #69 C.M., Madison County Shrine, and the Murat Shrine of Indianapolis. His hobbies included fishing, traveling, woodworking, and he always enjoyed a good ''fix-it'' challenge. He was a loving husband and father and he adored his grandchildren.
He is survived by his Wife: Janalee (Romine) Baker. Daughter: Kandi & husband Barney Alexander and children Ryan and Amie. Son: Juhl ''Chip'' & wife Susan Baker and children Sarah and Juhl ''Cody''. Daughter: Cyndee & husband Jeff Atkinson and children Russell, Janalee and Jennifer. Sister: Becky & husband Larry Cleveland. Several Nieces & Nephews.
He was preceded in death by his Daughter: Teresa Baker. Parents: Juhl O. & Lucille (Bartlett) Baker.
Services will be Tuesday, January 28, 2003 at 11:00 AM, at Robert D. Loose Funeral Home & Crematory, NORTH CHAPEL. 6061 St. Road 9 North, Alexandria, with Dr. Ray Probasco officiating.
Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Anderson .
Visitation will be from 3-8:00 PM on Monday, January 27, 2003 at funeral home, NORTH CHAPEL..
A Masonic Service will be conducted Monday, January 27, 2003 at 7:00 PM
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the renovation fund at Alexandria First United Methodist Church; 116 W. Broadway Street; Alexandria, IN 46001