Obituaries

Sharon "Slim" B. Baker

04/04/1931 - 08/20/2021

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Obituary For Sharon "Slim" B. Baker

Sharon B. “Slim” Baker
April 4, 1931 – August 20, 2021

Mr. Sharon B. “Slim” Baker, 90, of Altoona, died Friday at UPMC Altoona following a brief illness. He was born in Bellwood, son of the late Cleo and Mary Catherine (Locke) Baker. He married Irene Smith December 25, 1953.

Slim is survived by his wife, Irene, 2 sons: David Baker (Donna) of Bellwood and Gary Baker of Altoona; 2 daughters: Charlotte Baker of Reisterstown, MD and Linda Lear (Rick) of Altoona; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, a brother Dale Baker of Altoona and a sister Helen Vipond of Altoona. He was preceded in death by 5 sisters: Arlene Morse, Phyllis Frantz, Sondra Frantz, Mariam Oswald and Donna Roberts; 5 brothers: Bob, Bill, Duane, Eugene and Richard.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, had retired from SKF as a production Asst. with nearly 40 years of service and enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.

Friends will be received from 6-8 pm Tuesday August 24, 2021 and from 10am to the 11am Funeral Service Wednesday August 25, 2021 at The Stevens Mortuary Inc. 1421 8th Ave. Altoona, Pa16602 celebrated by Pastor Barry Folmar. Committal will be held at Logan Valley Cemetery, Bellwood.

Condolences may be made at www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook.

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  • Hello from Missouri, This is Donna's sister Patty sending my deepest sympathy to the family of Mr. Baker. God's grace and peace to you all.

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Matthew J. McConville

Christopher J. Feathers

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