Alice Mae (Gottsch) Baker, 68, Brainerd, died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002, of cancer at home.
She was born Oct. 20, 1933, in Emerson, Neb., to Frank and Edna Gottsch. She graduated with a GED and then graduated from the Omaha cosmetology school. She married Marvin L. Baker in May 1955 in Hopkins. She was a former member of the Platte Lake Emmanuel Lutheran Church and served in numerous church positions. She was a member of the Light of the Cross Lutheran Church in Garrison. She was an artisan for the Courage Center from 1974-1999. She was a supervisor on the Roosevelt Township, an advocate for Platte Lake and a past member of Toastmasters Paul's Early Risers. She also served on the Dykeman Cemetery Board as secretary-treasurer.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Robert and Rodney, both of Brainerd; a daughter, Cindy Derfler, Pequot Lakes; and five grandchildren.
Her parents, two brothers, and a sister, died earlier.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Light of the Cross Lutheran Church in Garrison. Burial will be in Dykeman Cemetery.
Friends may call an hour before services Wednesday at the church.
Arrangements are with Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home in Brainerd.
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