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Luvern Leon Baker

November 29, 1929 March 2, 2018
Luvern  Leon Baker
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Obituary for Luvern Leon Baker

Luvern Baker, 88, of Boone, died March 2, 2018 at the Boone County Hospital.

Funeral Services will be Friday, March 9, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. at Augustana Lutheran Church, with Rev. Dan Solomon officiating. Burial will be in the Linwood Park Cemetery with Military Honors conducted by the Boone Veterans Council.

Luvern Leon Baker, was born at the Eleanor Moore Hospital (Boone County Hospital) in Boone, Iowa on November 29, 1929, the only child of Ralph and Nettie (Nelson) Baker. He graduated from Boone High School in 1948 and continued his education at the American Institute of Business in Des Moines graduating in September of 1950. He enlisted in the United States Air Force and served his country from 1950 to 1954 during the Korean War. He attained the rank of Staff Sergeant.
He married Beth Elaine Sawyer in Boone, Iowa on November 23, 1960. He has two sons, Daniel and David.

Luvern was a long time employee, in the Boone area, of Iowa Electric Light & Power Company, now Alliant Energy, retiring in 1985 after 31 years of service. He then worked for the Boone Community School District retiring in 1994. Luvern was a member of the Boone American Legion Post #56, AARP, Augustana Lutheran Church and the National Honor Society. He enjoyed traveling, hunting and fishing.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Beth.
Luvern is survived by his two sons, Daniel M. Baker and wife, Debra, of Boone and David E. Baker and wife, Linda, of Ocala, Florida; four grandchildren, Melinda Collins and husband, Alex, of Cedar Rapids, David Baker and wife, Natalie, of Des Moines, Brandi Johnson and husband, Tony, of Boone and Bo Baker and wife, Tina, of Colorado Springs, Colorado and six great-grandchildren, Kolton and Kenley Johnson, Cori Baker, Anthony and Nolan Baker and Colt Marley.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.

Friends may call at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall, on Thursday, March 8, 2018 from 5 until 8 P.M., where the family will be present from 6 until 8 P.M.

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5:00 PM 3/8/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/8/2018 8:00:00 PM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

The family will be present from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.

Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel
1006 Sixth Street Boone 50036 IA
United States

Funeral Service




10:00 AM 3/9/2018 10:00:00 AM
Augustana Lutheran Church

309 S Greene St
Boone, IA 50036

Augustana Lutheran Church
309 S Greene St Boone 50036 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Linwood Park Cemetery Final Resting Place

609 Forrest Ave
Boone, IA 50036

609 Forrest Ave Boone 50036 IA
United States

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