Gertrude Josephine Baker

May 2, 1920June 15, 2012

Gertrude “Jo” Baker, 92, of Columbus, passed away at Summitt’s Trace Healthcare Center on June 15, 2012. Born on May 2, 1920 to the late Ollie and Anna (Delibera)

Nowacki in Columbus, Ohio. Gertrude retired after 31 years from General Motors. Survived by daughter Ann (Earle) Sherburn, granddaughter Christine (Todd) Handshey, great grandchildren Todd and Taylor Handshey, special friend Spase Milevski. Preceded in death by grandson Thomas Sherburn, sister Rita (William) Wilgus. Friends may call at Kauber-Sammons Funeral Home, Pataskala on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 from 6-8pm. Funeral service on Wednesday at the funeral home at 10 am with Pastor John Costlow officiating. Burial to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed to Odyssey Hospice 540 Officenter Pl. #100, Gahanna, Ohio 43230. An online memorial will be located at


  • Visitation Tuesday, June 19, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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June 21, 2012

We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to your family. We will be keeping you in our hearts and prayers. UAW Local 969 Retiree Chapter

Peggy Wiles

June 20, 2012

To Chris and family,

My thoughts and prayers are with you.

June 19, 2012

Ann, Earle, and Chrissy,

So sorry for your loss. Know that she is at peace.


Carol, Kevin, and Kim

Faye Bolles

June 17, 2012

So sorry for your loss, we know she is in a better place with no pain, at Jesus' side.

steve and leisa wilgus

June 17, 2012

Dear ann earle and chrissy so sorry for your loss


June 16, 2012

Rest in Peace Grandma!