1901 - 1966
||Roland O. Baker  |
||29 Apr 1901
||Des Moines County, Iowa [2, 3, 4]
- His given name was spelled "Rolland" in his obituary, but "Roland" in other sources.
||18 Jan 1966
||Porterville, Tulare County, California [2, 3, 4]
||19 Jan 1966
||Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa 
|The Burlington Hawk-Eye |
- Rolland Baker, 64, of rural West Burlington, died Tuesday afternoon (January 18, 1966) in Porterville, California, while visiting his son.
He was born April 29,1901, in Des Moines county, the son of George and Lena Sandburg Baker. On June 16, 1920, he married Velma House, in Burington. He was a farmer.
Surviving: The wife, two sons, Harley, of Porterville, California, and James, of Miami, Florida; a daughter, Mrs. Geraldine Grinstead, of Danville; a brother, Lester, of route 1; eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Services: Sunday, 2 p.m. South Walker cemetery, Reverend Russell Hart. The body is at Giles chapel.
|Social Security Administration Information
- Baker, Roland; born: 29 April 1901; died: January 1966; age: 64; last residence: 52655, (West Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa); last benefit: (none specified); state where issued: Iowa
|California Death Records
- Roland O. Baker; born: April 29, 1901; mother's maiden name: Sandburg; sex: male; county where death occurred: Tulare; death date: January 18, 1966; age at time of death: 64 yrs.
||23 Jan 1966
||South Walker Cemetery, Union Township, Des Moines County, Iowa 
||31 Mar 2015 |
||Mary Velma "Velma" House, b. 9 Oct 1899, Washington County, Iowa , d. 12 Feb 1976, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa |
||16 Jun 1920
||Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa [3, 5]
- There were three children from this marriage.
||21 Jan 2014 |
- [S5078] Peterson, Velma Geraldine "Gerry" (Baker/Grinstead) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, May 28, 2008; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
- [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).
- [S5310] Baker, Roland O. - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 26, January 19, 1966; Burlington, Des Moins County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
- [S535] California Death Records 1940 - 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).
- [S5079] Baker, Mary "Velma" (House) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 10, February 13, 1976; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).