George Hessel Baker
SUMMER SHADE – George Hessel Baker, 83, of Summer Shade, died Monday, July 22, 2013, at New Haven at Home, in Franklin.
Born in Ocheydan, Iowa, he was the son of the late Hessel George and Emma Hielkema Baker. Mr. Baker was a farmer, a veteran of the Korean War and member of Lick Branch Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Gloria Kell and husband Leslie, of Franklin, and Sherry Free Johnson and husband Charles, of Glasgow; one son, Hessel Baker and wife Linda, of Canmer; eight grandchildren, Debra Outler, Dena Hagan, Stacy Johnson, Jennifer Dobson, Jessica Lindsey, Melissa Conley, Lindsey Kell and Derek Kell; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Vanderveen and Thelma Van Gelder, both of Iowa.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two wives, Angelina Dekkenga Baker and Wilma Jean Sims Baker, and one grandchild, Angela Michelle Baker.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, July 26, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home. Burial with military honors provided by DAV Chapter 20 of Glasgow will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Randolph. Visitation will be after 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Margaret A. ‘Margie’ Brooks
WINDBER, Pa. – Margaret A. “Margie” Brooks, 82, of Windber, Pa., and formerly of Glasgow, died Monday, July 22, 2013, in Windber, Pa.
She was the daughter of the late John and Margaret Lynch Joyce. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Richard Brooks; a sister, Mary Naylor; and a brother, James Joyce.
Margaret worked as a nurse at Maryland State Hospital, was owner and operator of Sonora Truck Stop in Sonora, and was the owner of Abe’s Market in Hodgenville.
She is survived by her son, Bryan George Moffit, of Utah; stepsons, Rick Brooks, of Alabama, and Randy Brooks, of Kentucky; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters, Bernice (Turp) Mihalcik, of New York, Pat Joyce, of Ohio, and Sandra Tallyen (Michael), with whom she resided in Windber, Pa.; several nieces and nephews; a sister-in-law, Mary Lou Joyce Smith, of Ohio; brothers-in-law, Jack Benko, of Ohio, Donald (Carol) Brooks, Bill (Mary Sue) Brooks, Rondal (Maxine) Brooks and Terry Brooks, all of Kentucky; and her dog Tika, who was her constant companion and protector.
Funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 27, at St. Helen Catholic Church with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home on Friday from 4 until 8 p.m. A prayer vigil will be conducted at 7 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.