Alice Louise (Fondell) Baker
Alice Louise (Fondell) Baker was born in Dawson, Minnesota on December 1, 1924, the daughter of , Selma and Clarence Fondell
She was raised and attended school in Dawson and graduated from the Dawson High School in 1942. Alice continued her education at North Park Junior College in Chicago, IL and St. Cloud State College in St. Cloud, Minnesota. She taught in Minnesota before moving to Cowdrey, Colorado where she met fellow teacher, Earl Baker whom she married on August 14, 1953. Earl and Alice taught several years in the Denver area before moving to Kimball in 1974 with their two children, Randy and Reba. They purchased the Ridgewood Trailer Park and Earl became the Administrator of Kimball County Manor for 18 years. Alice also spent time working at the Manor. She was an active member of the United Methodist Church in Kimball. Alice and Earl enjoyed
traveling all over the United States in their camper, many summers with their children and in their retirement, they were also members of the Lodgepole Valley Camping Club. Alice was an avid reader and continued this interest well into her retirement.
Alice was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Earl, and in July of this year, her daughter, Reba Pearson. Left to mourn her loss are the following: Son, Randy, of Sidney, NE, brothers, Ralph(Gertrude) of Eagle River, AK, Paul (Eileen) of Burnsville, MN
and son-in-law, Brian Pearson of Casper, WY. Grandchildren Jennifer Baker and Joshua Baker of Sidney, Ne, Billy Masoner of Atlanta, GA, Brandon Masoner, Latricia Beall, and Jeremy Masoner of Scottsbluff, NE and many great grandchildren. Alice was loved by many and will be missed dearly. Very devoted friend, Gayle Perkins, is also acknowledged for her loving care as well as the staff of the Kimball County Manor.
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