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Jun242012

BAKER, Almareane Wellborn (1843 -1905)

1905 August 18, Shasta Courier -After an illness dating from July 1st Almareane W. Baker succumbed Thursday and was buried with Odd Fellow honors Friday afternoon.

Almareane Wellborn Baker, formerly steward of the Shasta County Hospital and one of the best known and highly respected citizens of Western Shasta County, was laid at his final rest in the cemetery at Ono Friday afternoon at 1 o'clock. Mr. Baker died Thursday morning at 9:30 o'clock and the news of his death reached Redding Thursday afternoon. Since early in July Mr. Baker has been a sufferer from dropsy and during the latter part of that month his life was despaired of. He rallied, however, and was apparently doing nicely, though he realized that he could not live long. Thursday morning he became suddenly worse and, after calling his wife to his bedside, bade her good-bye and passed away.

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