Larry Joe Baker

May 20, 1943-Dec. 17, 2005

Larry Joe Baker, 62, of Lebanon, died Dec. 17 at his home.

He was born May 20, 1943 in Van Meter, Iowa, and moved to Yachats as a child. He entered the Army in 1961 and served until 1963. He resided in Yachats, Newport and Corvallis before moving to Lebanon in 1998.

Mr. Baker had worked for Evanite Fiber Corp. in Corvallis over 20 years, retiring in 2004. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.

He is survived by: two daughters, Jenny Baker of Sweet Home and Jackie Baker of Virginia; three sons, Danny Baker of Portland, Dalen Savage of Seattle and Larry Baker, Jr. of Corvallis, a brother, Clifford Baker, Jr. of Oakridge, three sisters, Patty Stutz of Monmouth, Janice Tompkins of Junction City and Mryna Foster of Seattle; and six grandchildren.

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