Beverly A. Baker, 76, Kokomo, passed away at 10:20 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at St. Joseph Hospital. She was born Sept. 22, 1936, to the late Russell Delbert and Olive Mae (Thomas) Dugan in Kokomo.
Beverly attended Kokomo High School and graduated in 1955. On Aug. 6, 1955, Beverly married Ned R. Baker, and they were happily married until his passing Jan. 20. Beverly was primarily a homemaker, and enjoyed pastimes such as playing Bunco and Euchre. At one time, she belonged to both a local Bunco Club and Euchre Club.
Beverly is survived by her sons, Aaron L. (Amber) Baker and Kevin D. (Ritta) Baker; grandchildren, Wendie Baker (Joe Wolfe), Michael (Cindi) Baker, D.J. Baker, Wesley (Rachel) Baker, Brandy (Scott) Burnham and Kevin R. (Caitlin) Baker; 12 great-grandchildren; a sister, Marrietta “Peanut” Dugan; and several nieces and nephews.
Beverly was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ned R. Baker; two brothers, Robert (Betty) Dugan and Merritt Eugene Dugan; and a niece, Becky Knote.
Funeral services for Beverly will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. All of Beverly’s friends and family are welcome to join for a time of visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary.
Contributions can be made in Beverly’s memory to WWKI We Care. You are invited to read Beverly’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you may sign the guest book, share a personal message or order flowers for the family. Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel assisted the family with arrangements.