Marie Catherine Baker, age 94, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, Kansas. Marie was born July 23, 1922 near Marienthal, Kansas on the family homestead, the daughter of Frank & Elizabeth (Berning) Kohl. Marie was a faithful farm wife and homemaker and a lifetime resident of Marienthal, Kansas.
Marie was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella and St. Mary Altar Society all of Marienthal, Kansas. Marie was also active in 4-H, was a prolific gardener and enjoyed ceramics and quilting and most of all her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
On May 25, 1943 she married Sylvester Louis Baker in Marienthal, Kansas. Sylvester passed away on December 16, 2006 in Leoti, Kansas.
Marie’s surviving family includes Seven Children - Victor Baker of Marienthal, Kansas, Delbert Baker of Marienthal, Kansas, Gerald & Salinda Baker of Marienthal, Kansas, Edith & Gary Ludowese of Scott City, Kansas, Lorraine Ramos of Lakin, Kansas, Loretta & Steve Fyler of Scott City, Kansas, Gertrude & George Estes of Marienthal, Kansas, Daughter-in-law - Cindy Baker of Marienthal, Kansas, Sister Tillie Hill of Lyman, Nebraska, 20 Grandchildren and 24 Great grandchildren.
Her parents, husband, 3 sons, Richard Baker, Melvin Baker & August Baker, a brother, John Kohl and a sister Elizabeth Huffman and three infant sisters - Johanna, Joanna and Anna precede her in death.
Vigil Services will be held at 7:00 pm Thursday, July 20, 2017 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, Kansas
Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am Friday, July 21, 2017 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marienthal, Kansas with Father Benjamin Martin officiating.
Burial will be in St Mary Cemetery in Marienthal, Kansas.
Friends may call from noon until 8:00 pm Wednesday and from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Leoti, Kansas.
Memorials may be given to the Wichita County Long Term Care or St. Mary Catholic Church in care of the funeral home.