Agnes R. Wilson Baker

November 22, 1937March 18, 2012

Agnes R. Baker, 74 of Huntington passed away at 9:36 a.m. on Sunday, March 18, 2012 at Lutheran Hospital. She was a 1955 graduate of East Union High School; she received her bachelor’s degree from Huntington University and her master’s degree from Saint Francis University. She taught elementary school in the Huntington County Community School Corporation for 10 years. She was owner and operator of The Bobbin and was also manager of the Shoe Show in Huntington for 3 years. She taught piano lessons for over 40 years. She played the organ at the College Park United Brethren Church for 19 years and at the Huntington Presbyterian Church for several years. She was the music director at the Markle United Methodist Church for many years. She was a member of the College Park United Brethren Church. She was involved in many areas at the church and was a Stephen minister. She was a member and past president of the Huntington Kiwanis Club. She was involved in republican politics in Huntington County for several years.

She was born on November 22, 1937 in Wells County, a daughter of Charles A. and Margaret R. (Hatfield) Wilson.

She was united in marriage to Robert L. “Bob” Baker on August 17, 1956 at the Prospect Church in Wells County. Her husband survives.

Additional survivors include two daughters: Pamela Beckford of Huntington; Linda Smith of Huntington; a brother: Max E. Wilson of Markle; a sister: Nancy Johnson of Bluffton; four granddaughters: Andrea, Elizabeth, Brianna, Rebekah and a great grandson: Soren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers: Richard Wilson, Robert Wilson, Phillip Wilson, Everett Wilson and four sisters: Magdalene Crum, Phyllis Confer, Betty Blew and Janet Cooper.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. with one hour of visitation prior to the service at the College Park United Brethren Church, 1945 College Ave., Huntington with Pastor Gary Dilley officiating.

Interment will be at the Prospect Cemetery in Markle.

Memorials are to College Park United Brethren Church Building Fund in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford Street, Huntington, IN 46750.


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 21, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 22, 2012

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Janet Bilyew

March 23, 2012

I just learned of Agnes' passing. I'm so sorry for your loss. I worked for Agnes at The Brass Giraffe. It was a part-time job when my kids were at college. She was so accommodating to my schedule and such an encouragement. She'll be missed.

March 22, 2012

Linda and family, we are thinking of you in this very difficult time.

Mike and Cathy Anderson

Pam Fowler

March 21, 2012

I was so sorry to read of Agnes' passing. What a wonderful lady. She was a wonderful election worker for many, many years....I so appreciated her knowledge and professionalism. She will be greatly missed. May God Bless you with peace and comfort.

March 21, 2012

Dear Bob and Family, Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Aggie was a warm, caring, talented and accomplished lady that I wish we could have spent more time with. She will be leading the angels in song while she continues to look down and watch over you. May you find some peace and comfort in the wonderful memories of your life together. God Bless You. Lynn & Sandy Koehler, Venice, FL.

March 21, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Agnes was always a delight to visit with in our store, and a blessing to Huntington.
From all of us at Juergens Hardware

Don & Gloria Dennie

March 21, 2012

It seems so impossible that 46 years have passed since our many times of fellowship, ROOK, Aggie baby sitting for us,our and working together. We have wonderful memories of you all, pray for you at this time and thank God for our years with you in Huntington. Our condolences to you Bob and your entire family.

Cathy Hammel

March 20, 2012

Cathy Hammel

March 20, 2012

Aunt Aggie was a special lady. I know she is in heaven.

March 20, 2012

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Agnes was a very nice woman and I'm glad that we got the opportunity to know her. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Bob, I know what you are going thru. Losing Brian was the worst thing that could have ever happened to me. It's been 13 months now. You will be in my prayers for a long time. Barb Waikel Dallas, GA

March 20, 2012

To Pamela and family,
Our Mom's are special and yours will remain in your heart forever.

Ilah Wagner