Marie Catherine Baker

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Marie Catherine Baker, 94, died July 16, 2017, at the Wichita County Health Center, Leoti. She was born July 23, 1922, in Mar ienthal, the daughter of Frank and Elizabeth (Berning) Kohl. A lifetime resident of Marienthal, she was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Daughters of Isabella and St. Mary Altar Society, all of Marienthal. On May 25, 1943, she married Sylvester Louis Baker in Marienthal. He died Dec. 16, 2006, in Leoti. Survivors include seven children, Victor Baker, Delbert Baker, and Gerald Baker and wife, Salinda, all of Marienthal; Edith and Gary Ludowese, Scott City; Lorraine Ramos, Lakin; Loretta Fyler and husband, Steve, Scott City; Gertrude Estes and husband, George, Marienthal; a daughter-in-law, Cindy Baker, Marienthal; a sister, Tillie Hill, Lyman, Nebr.; 20 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three sons, Richard, Melvin and August; brother, John Kohl; and sister Elizabeth Huffman. Funeral Mass will be held Fri., July 21, 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary Catholic Church, Marienthal, with Fr. Benjamin Martin officiating. Memorials may be given to the Wichita County Long Term Care or St. Mary Catholic Church in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home, Box 161, Leoti, Ks. 67861. Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at

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