Pauline Baker, 103, of Council Bluffs and former Glenwood resident passed away on April 2, 2017 at the Risen Son Christian Village.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Loess Hills Funeral Home in Glenwood with burial in the Glenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home starting at 1:00 p.m.
Memorials are directed to the First Christian Church, Glenwood Public Library, or Glenwood Fire Department.
Pauline (Elliott) Baker, daughter of Ernest Dee and Goldie May (Kemp) Elliott, was born on November 1, 1913 in Thurman, Iowa. She graduated from Thurman High School in 1931. Pauline sold Avon products for 35 years until her retirement.
Pauline and Fred Harold Baker were united in marriage on March 1, 1932. Their marriage was blessed with two daughters, Shirley and Nancy.
Pauline was an active member of the First Christian Church in Glenwood. She was an avid reader and a fabulous cook. Pauline enjoyed emailing all her friends on her computer. She also enjoyed sending and receiving cards in the mail with her friends and family. Her family was her greatest pride and joy. Pauline was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother and good friend to all who knew her.
Pauline passed away on April 2, 2017 at the Risen Son Christian Village in Council Bluffs, IA, at the age of 103 years, 5 months, and 1 day. She was preceded in death by her parents; beloved husband Fred in 1992; brothers, Gerald Elliott and Kenneth Elliott.
Pauline is survived by her daughters, Shirley Wilson and Nancy Hansen, both of Glenwood; two grandchildren, Kerry (Dan) Weber and Curt Starr; three great grandchildren, Melanie (Ryan) Gehrmann, Scott (Jess) Weber, and Meredith (Colin) Reynolds; four great-great grandchildren, Emma, Haven, Miles, and Kai; sister Audrey McManus of Creston, IA; nieces and nephews, Jan (Norman) Cohen, Sherry Blake, Gery Elliott, Mike (Marline) McManus, Pat (Connie) McManus, and Benita (Doug) Brightwell; extended relatives; and many friends.
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