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Kathryn Mayall 'Kate' Baker

May 31, 1925 — May 13, 2014

Kathryn Mayall "Kate" Baker of St. Louis, Missouri was born to the union of Urban and Frances (Johnson) Tihen on May 31, 1925 in Jefferson City, Missouri and left from this life on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Missouri Veterans in St. James, Missouri at the age of 88. Kate was a graduate of Washington University having obtained a BA . She worked a number of years as a Research Lab Assistant in St. Louis and later worked as a Clerk/Instructor at the Checkered Flag Hobby Center in Ballwin, Missouri. She honorably served her country in U.S. Marine Corps during WWII. In her spare time she enjoyed being outdoors, gardening, macramé and watching St. Louis Cardinal baseball. Kate is preceded in death by her parents; one daughter Vadan Baker; one sister Frances Tihen. Those who are left to treasure her memory and to continue her legacy are her two daughters Laurie and husband Steve Kramer of Phoenix, Arizona, Holly Baker of Pevely, Missouri; five grandchildren Alina and Aidan Bain, Kyle Baker, Kenny and wife Yvette Kramer, Libby and husband Jon Ryan; one great-grandchild Silas Grey; one nephew Christopher Jamison and one niece Ann Jamison both of Syracuse, New York; her many friends and caregivers at the Missouri Veterans Home. Memorial visitation will be held on Friday, May 16, 2014 from 2-5 p.m. at Mizell Funeral Home 904 W. Washington St. Cuba, Missouri. Memorial service with Military Honors will be held on Saturday, May 17, 2014 1:00 p.m. at the Hillsboro Christian Church 4865 Hwy. B Hillsboro, Missouri with Bro. Ken Vogel, officiating. Food and fellowship will follow the service. In keeping with her wishes, Kate will be cremated. If desired, memorials would be appreciated to the Missouri Veterans of St. James. The Mizell Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Baker family.

Visitation Details

Friday, May 16th, 2014 2:00pm - 5:00pm, Mizell Funeral Home

Service Information

Saturday, May 17th, 2014 1:00pm, Hillsboro Christian Church

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