Barbara K. Baker, 86, of Minerva, died Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in the Akron Select Specialty Hospital.
She was born Sept. 3, 1930 in Canton to Herbert and Henrietta (Curtis) Alexander. She was a housewife and had formerly worked at Summitville Tile. She graduated from Minerva High School in 1948 and is a member of Carroll Chapter 315, Order of the Eastern Star.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert Baker, who died in 2006. She is survived by a son, John R. Billiter II of Minerva; a daughter, Suzanne Martin of Medina; a sister, Joyce Carman of Kensington; three brothers, Richard Alexander of Alliance, John (Pat) Alexander of Minerva, and Leyda Alexander of East Canton; and a grandson, Jeremiah Claypool.
Funeral services were held April 9 in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with Chaplain Larry Karlen officiating. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register book at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.