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Ann E.  Baker
  • The family asks that memorial contributions be made to:
  • State of the Heart Hospice
    1350 N. Broadway Street
    Greenville, OH 45331
  • Lehman Catholic High School
    2400 St. Marys Ave.
    Sidney, OH 45365

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“To Anns' family/friends, Met her when I worked at Piqua Memorial Hospital, met a friendly, motivated,caring,fun loving person and nurse whom her...Read More »
1 of 31 | Posted by: Nancy Ernst - Ft.Loramie, OH

“We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
2 of 31 | Posted by: Scott and Kim Oglesbee - Piqua, OH

“TO THE BAKER AND KOENIG FAMILY, WE ARE SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. ANN WAS A VERY CARING AND LOVING PERSON. SHE WILL BE MISSED. YOU ARE ALL IN OUR...Read More »
3 of 31 | Posted by: DUANE AND MARY JANE BACHMAN - OH

“So sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in my thoughts & prayers.x2gI9 ”
4 of 31 | Posted by: Jane Mikolajewski - Piqua

“So sorry for your loss. She was a very sweet lady.Deb and Duff Denial ”
5 of 31 | Posted by: Deb Denial - Troy, OH

“Ann will be greatly missed, she was a very sweet person and I will never forget her letting the band stay at their house, wow, many years ago. She...Read More »
6 of 31 | Posted by: Mary Bristow-Grenier - Troy, OH

“Larry & family,Ann was a very special lady who I had the good fortune of knowing through Molly. She was always so upbeat and happy, plus she was a...Read More »
7 of 31 | Posted by: Chris Cameron - Englewood, FL

“Mr. Baker and family- I was so sorry to hear of Mrs. Baker's passing. She was always so sweet and kind. We are so sorry for your loss. You will be...Read More »
8 of 31 | Posted by: Betsy Schaaf - Loveland, OH

“Mrs. Baker will be truly missed by so many. I will always remember her kindness in sharing her home (even when I had to play with a boy... sorry,...Read More »
9 of 31 | Posted by: Meghan Stephan-Turner - CA

“Such a sweet lady. She was my nurse from when I was a kid working for Dr. Hudson. She will always be in my heart. My sincerest condolences to the...Read More »
10 of 31 | Posted by: Karen Sherman - Celina, OH

“Larry, I am so sorry for your loss of Anne. She was a very beautiful, loving, caring women. My deepest sympathy to you. My the Lord's peace...Read More »
11 of 31 | Posted by: Sister Martha Bertke - OH

“Larry and family, so sorry for your loss. We know she fought a toughbattle, but she was always an upbeat and positive person. Always enjoyedtalking...Read More »
12 of 31 | Posted by: Connie & Mike Behr - Sidney, OH

“My sympathy to the family. I knew Ann through her sister Rosemary Grevenkamp (Ralph Grevenkamp was my cousin). She was always so friendly and happy....Read More »
13 of 31 | Posted by: Dianne Dicke - New Bremen, OH

“Larry and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Ann was such a warm and caring person, who we knew from her nursing at Piqua Family Practice,...Read More »
14 of 31 | Posted by: Dan French - Friend

“My deepest sympathy and prayers to you Larry and your family. ”
15 of 31 | Posted by: Steve Hennessey - Coldwater, OH

“I'm so sorry...I have a lot of great memories of Ann, growing up beside you...keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers. ”
16 of 31 | Posted by: Jim and Diane (Benning) Manson - OH

“I remember Ann from many years ago when she and her family lived outside of Fryburg. Her uncle, Father Lawrence Tebbe , was the priest at the...Read More »
17 of 31 | Posted by: Ruth Ann (Lunz) Hines - OH

“Ann was a beautiful lady in spirit and daily life. My sympathies to the entire family. Am so glad I saw her looking so happy at the family reunion...Read More »
18 of 31 | Posted by: Mary Tebbe Wilkinson - Columbus, OH

“I met Ann many years ago. We were both nurses that graduated from Good Sam and became instant friends. I loved her smile and inner beauty that glowed...Read More »
19 of 31 | Posted by: Ruth Oldiges - Piqua, OH - Friend

“Sorry to hear about your loss. Ann was a wonderful person and always happy. Treasure your memories ”
20 of 31 | Posted by: Doug and Dolores Latham - Piqua, OH

“In our thoughts and prayers! May the Lord bring comfort and peace upon you. ~ Majors Robert & Jody Kramer, The Salvation Army of Piqua, Ohio ”
21 of 31 | Posted by: Robert Kramer - Piqua, OH

“Words seem so insignificant at times like this. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. She will surely be missed! ”
22 of 31 | Posted by: Ruth Flanagan - Bainbridge Island, WA

“I am so sorry for your loss. I met Ann through the Why Catholic group at OLOG in Montezuma. I loved her Catholic faith, smile, and her cinnamon chip...Read More »
23 of 31 | Posted by: Heather Homan - New Bremen, OH

“Ann was a very special person, our deepest condolences to you and your family. ”
24 of 31 | Posted by: Tom and Marcie Fisher

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. She will always be with you. ”
25 of 31 | Posted by: Bob and Anita Hass - Conover, OH

“Ann was a beautiful inside and out! ”
26 of 31 | Posted by: Jim and Norma Wachauf - OH

“Christine and family,So sorry for your loss. May you have God's comfort at this time. ”
27 of 31 | Posted by: Pat Statzer Lewis - Norwalk, OH

“Chris, Larry, and family so sorry for your loss. She was a great personv ”
28 of 31 | Posted by: Bob & Janet Statzer - Eldorado, OH

“Deepest sympathy and prayers for the family ”
29 of 31 | Posted by: Brenda Monnier-Deeb - Piqua, OH

“My deep condolences Larry. Your bride was a delightful, warm and accepting lady. I found her always a joy ”
30 of 31 | Posted by: Kenneth Yowell - The Villages, FL

“I was so sad to accidentally come across Ann's obituary. What a special person in so many ways. I feel lucky to have known her. My prayers and...Read More »
31 of 31 | Posted by: Kathy Bogart


ANN E. (KOENIG) BAKER, 76, of Minster, passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 9:36 AM at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. She was born December 26, 1940 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Louis R. and Mary A. (Tebbe) Koenig. She married Lawrence (Larry) Baker on November 17, 1962, in Fryburg, Ohio and he survives.

Ann is also survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Christine and Duane Statzer of Zelienople, Pennsylvania; Anastasia (Stacie) and John Steineman of New Bremen; one son and daughter-in-law, L. Richard (Rick) and Dawn Baker of Greenville; eight grandchildren, Nicholas Statzer, Eric (Heather) Statzer, Phillip Statzer, Mary Steineman, Sarah Steineman, Katherine Steineman, Laura Steineman, and Kayla O'Dell; two great-grandchildren Carson Statzer and Ava Statzer. She is also survived by one brother, John Koenig of Granville; four sisters, Rose Mary Grevenkamp of Sidney; Martha (Steven) Baker of Troy; Sara (Joseph) Kreitzer of Botkins; Jean Evans of Kettering; one brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Thomas (Marsha) Baker of Piqua; two sisters-in-law Leesa Baker of Piqua; and Molly (Scott) Cameron of Piqua, along with numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and long time neighbor, Mrs. Martin. Ann was preceded in death by one son, L. Nicholas Baker; one sister-in-law, Betty Koenig; and two brothers-in-law, Ralph Grevenkamp and Phil Evans.

Ann was a 1958 graduate of Botkins High School and a 1961 graduate of Good Samaritan School of Nursing in Dayton. She was employed as a registered nurse for many years in Piqua until her retirement. Ann was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Minster. She enjoyed being active with her grandchildren, flower gardening, sewing, participating in church activities, and spending time with family and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary Catholic Church in Piqua at 10:30 AM on Monday, August 21, 2017. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Piqua. The family will receive friends from 3:00 until 7:00 PM on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, 225 West Monroe Street, New Bremen, Ohio, and on Monday, one hour prior to the Mass at the church in Piqua. Memorial contributions in memory of Ann may be made to: Lehman Catholic High School, 2400 St. Marys Avenue, Sidney, Ohio 45365 or State of the Heart Care (Hospice), 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH 45331. Condolences may be expressed to the Baker family at www.gilberghartwigfh.com.