Obituary of Alberta S. Baker
Alberta S. Baker, 94, of Medaryville, IN passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2023 at Northwest Health LaPorte Hospital. She was born at home in rural Rich Grove Township on April 8, 1929 to the late Alfred H. and Amanda A. [Luebbe] Rhode. Alberta Graduated from Medaryville High School in 1947. She was a seamstress at the Medaryville garment factory for many years until it closed.
On June 19, 1948, she married Ora R. Baker at St. John’s Church in Medaryville. They raised two wonderful daughters, Rebecca and Jennifer as well as a beloved foster son, David. Jennifer passed away unexpectedly on February 15, 1999. After Ora retired, Alberta was his faithful caretaker until he passed away on August 7, 2014.
Alberta was a longtime member of the Medaryville Christian Church. She enjoyed gardening and canning. Her favorite crop was tomatoes. Alberta always kept a very clean and tidy home. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother. She especially loved her grandchildren. Alberta will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by:
Rebecca S. (Richard) Burianek, North Judson, IN Daughter
Alan G. Burianek, Indianapolis, IN Grandson
Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Alfred H. and Amanda A. [Luebbe] Rhode, Parents
Ora R. Baker, Husband
David L. Rhode, Foster Son
Jennifer R. Baker, Daughter
Melanie L. Holder, Granddaughter
Genevieve Correll, Sister
H. Vivian Hibbs, Sister
Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 AM EDT Wednesday, July 5, 2023 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville, IN.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM EDT Wednesday, July 5, 2023 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville, IN with Pastor Thomas Dewlen officiating.
Burial will take place at White Post Cemetery in Medaryville, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville, IN.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Alberta Baker, please visit Tribute Store
In Loving Memory
1929 - 2023
Who we are
For over 150 years, Frain Mortuary has provided our community with caring and compassionate service. Our licensed staff is available to assist you with pre-need funeral planning and at-need funeral planning. We provide traditional burial and cremation services. We offer a full line of headstones and monuments.