Ward A. Baker

Ward A. Baker of East Marion died Aug. 30. He was 59. 

He was born Aug. 6, 1955, in Nebraska City, Neb. to  Lola (Yates) and Korah Baker and married Diane Fisher Feb. 29, 2004, in Casa Grande, Ariz.

Family members said Mr. Baker enjoyed riding his motorcycle through the North Fork back roads. He was also an all-state chorus singer in high school and continued singing in college productions at Central Arizona College in Casa Grande.

Mr. Baker is survived by his wife, Diane; his daughters Danielle Baker and Tia Cross, both of Arizona; his brothers, W. Thomas Baker of Arizona and James Baker of Nebraska; and two grandchildren.

Arrangements were handled by Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport.