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BAKER, Alice (Cruse)

    Johnstown Tribune, 12 Jun 1916, Page 4, Contributed by Sandy Lewis

Mrs. W. W. Baker Dead At Hotel Baker, Latrobe

Mrs. Alice Cruse Baker, wife of W. W. Baker, proprietor of the Hotel Baker, Latrobe, died of uremic poisoning at 4:40 o'clock this morning at Latrobe after an illness lasting about two weeks. She was in her 67th year. A solemn high mass of requiem will be said at the Holy Family Catholic Church, Latrobe at 10:30 o'clock Wednesday morning, the remains to be brought to South Fork on train No 24 that afternoon for burial in the South Fork Cemetery.

The deceased was a daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth (Glunt) Cruse and was born in Blair County, this state in the spring of 1850. she and W. W. Baker were married at Hollidaysburg about 45 years ago. For a number of years the Baker family made their home in South Fork and later at Dunlo. They came from the latter place to Johnstown, and removed from here to Latrobe, where Mr. Baker is the proprietor of the Hotel Baker. Mr. Baker survives his wife, with three sons, three daughters, and eight grandchildren. The sons and daughters are: John L. of Latrobe, who rode from the breast of the South Fork dam to South Fork in may 1889, to notify the residents there that the dam had broken; Samuel, of Market street, this city; Walter E., of California; Mrs. John L. Sechler, of Vine street; Mrs. S. M. Lingenfelter, of Lancaster, and Mrs. Edward Baumer, of St. Michael.
Johnstown Tribune; Monday, June 12, 1916 p4

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