Baker



BAKER
Peggy Jean Wolfe was born April 11, 1947, a daughter of Ferris J. and Betty (Wilson) Wolfe Jr.
She attended Oakwood schools before graduating from Catlin High School in 1966.
She married Alexander Baker, born October 11, 1946, on July 8, 1972. He was the son of Joe E.
and Bernice (Hughes) Baker, and graduated from Danville High School in 1965. He was a Centrex
Operator at Danville Schools for 27 years.
Peggy was a nurses and therapist aide at Champaign and Danville Americana Healthcare
Nursing Home for twenty years.


BAKER
Robert F. Baker was born March 5, 1923, and attended Oakwood Schools, Centralia Jr. College,
and the American Television Institute. On April 6, 1947, he married Audrey R. Gilliland who was
born August 23, 1924. They had three children: Kenneth Allen, bom June 5, 1948, Robin Dale,
born February 20, 1953, and Sheri Dawn, bom July 31,1962.
Robert has worked on the farm, Chuckles Candy Co., Zenith Television Factory, Metropolitan
Life Insurance, Sears Roebuck, and the U. S. Postal Service. He was active in Cub Scouts, Boy
Scouts, Little League Baseball, NAPUS, American Legion, and most importantly, the First
Evangelical Methodist Church. He served in the U. S. Navy, boot camp in Farragut, Idaho, and in
the Pacific Theatre assigned to the USS Chief AM 315 Mine Sweeper before being discharged in
1946.
On June 16, 1972, Kenneth married Sharon Jones, born November 5, 1948, and died February 2,

They had one daughter, Kendra. He then married Rebecca Parkhurst December 14, 1991.
Robin married Victoria Babroski on January 31, 1976, and they have a daughter, Elizabeth.
Sheri married Roy Sprouls September 7, 1980, and they have a son, Daniel, and a daughter,
Julie.
The Bakers live at 10300 U. S. Rte. 150, two miles east of Oakwood.

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