Ruth L Baker

February 5, 1930September 15, 2022
Obituary of Ruth L Baker
Ruth L. Baker, 92 of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Thursday September 15, 2022 at 4:50 AM at the Brethren Retirement Community. Ruth was born February 5, 1930 in Darke County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Arthur and Alice (Strobel) Cook. Ruth was a homemaker and worked at Gettysburg School and Greenville High School as a custodian. She also worked at Warren Street Market. Ruth enjoyed gardening and crocheting. Ruth is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Everett A. Baker on October 30, 2001; her son, Ted Duane Baker; her brothers, William Cook, Robert Cook, and James Strobel; her sister, Kay Weiss. Ruth is survived by her daughters and sons in law, Pat and David Netzley of Bradford, and Pam and Howard Forthofer of Arcanum; her grandchildren, Scott (Sara) Forthofer of Dummerston, VT, Ben (Christy) Forthofer of Greenville, Mark (Kailyn) Forthofer of Springboro, Staff Sgt. Dan (Andrea) Netzley of Fort Lee, VA; 11 great grandchildren; her sister, Shirley Williams of Greenville; her sister in law, Betty Cook; and numerous nieces and nephews. Services will be held on Saturday October 1, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. Burial will follow in St. John Lutheran Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM on Saturday October 1, 2022 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to EverHeart Hospice or Brethren Retirement Community Resident Aid Fund. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Baker family.

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