Velva (Billie) G. Baker

Billie Baker of Carson City, Nevada, died on February 10, 2006 in Carson City.

She was born June 21, 1911 in Philip, South Dakota, to Jess Baker and Elsie (Garrett) Baker.

Billie graduated from Philip High School. She attended and graduated from a teacher’s college in South Dakota and taught elementary school there for two years. She then worked in Food Services in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, until her retirement in 1976.

Among her survivors are her nieces, Marcia (Donnie) Eymer of Milesville, South Dakota, and Dorie (Alan) Velder of Fowler, Colorado; a nephew, Jim (LuAnn) Baker, of Seattle, Washington; and 10 great-nieces and nephews.

At her request, no services will be held.

Cremation took place at FitzHenry’s Crematory, Carson City, Nevada. Inurnment will take place in South Dakota.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Family Church, 1201 North Saliman Road, Carson City, Nevada 89701-3240.