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St. John Church
Wednesday May 4th, 2022
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Fairview Cemetery - West Alexandria
Wednesday May 4th, 2022

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Nina R. Baker

Nina R. Baker, age 95, of West Alexandria, OH passed away on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at her residence.  She was born July 31, 1926 in Winchester, KY to the late Joseph and Nell (Cooper) Barr.  She was a long time and devoted member of St. John Church, West Alexandria; was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, West Alexandria; and was an avid card player, enjoyed reading, having a good conversation and especially loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She retired from Twin Valley Bank in 1985.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Harry Baker in 2009; and grandson Kristopher Brining; brother Esmond Barr; sister Jean Roderer; and son-in-law James Brining.  She is survived by her children Linda Baker Brining, Bruce (Debbie) Baker, Gail Baker Sims (Michael Good); grandchildren, Jonathan Brining, Amanda (Jason) Osborne, Andrew (Leanne) Baker and Alex (Katie) Baker; great grandchildren Cooper Osborne, Brooks Baker, Van Baker, Harrison Baker; and several nieces and nephews.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 from 11:00 am until time of funeral service at 1:00 pm at St. John Church, 20 E. South Street, West Alexandria, OH.  Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in West Alexandria.  Gard Funeral Home (formerly Lindloff Zimmerman), West Alexandria, OH is assisting with arrangements.  The family would like to express a special thank you to her daughter Gail and partner Mike for their devoted care to Nina the last several years.  They would also like to thank Bella Care Hospice and Visiting Angels for their excellent care.  Memorial contributions may be sent to Bella Care Hospice, 7625 Paragon Rd, Suite C, Dayton, OH 45459 or a food bank of donor’s choice that reflected Nina’s generosity to food banks for many years.  Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.


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A candle was lit in memory of Nina Baker

Lynn Goins May 6 2022 7:42 PM

She was my favorite neighbor we loved our Nina so sorry for your loss prayers

Teresa Harper May 4 2022 6:46 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nina Baker

Teresa Harper May 4 2022 6:44 PM

Nina holds a special place in my heart. She, mom, and the others are enjoying a good game of cards now. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Judy Noe Conrad May 3 2022 7:23 PM

Gail and Linda I am so sorry to hear about your mother, she was blessed to have lived a long life. She raised two wonderful daughters and son. She is now with her husband and God.

Connie M Sims May 3 2022 1:35 PM

My sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Mrs Baker. May God be with you as you enter this next phase of your lives.

Jeffrey Studebaker May 3 2022 6:31 AM

Nina was one amazing woman. I developed a really good relationship with her through her children. She was always very kind to me & I will miss chatting & playing cards with her (she was a wicked card player!). My prayers are for her family, as well as everyone who knew her. Rest easy, Nina!

Becki Dafler May 2 2022 9:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nina Baker

Becki Dafler May 2 2022 9:23 PM

Our heartfelt sympathy to Nina's family. She was a wonderful lady.

Dave and Brenda Sizemore May 2 2022 9:20 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Nina Baker

Kara and Travis Perry May 2 2022 2:51 PM

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