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Helen Elizabeth Baker

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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

After 80 full years, Helen Elizabeth “Betty” Baker passed away peacefully April 14, 2008, at her home in Enumclaw, Wash.

Betty was born in Glenwood Springs in 1928, and was the youngest of three daughters born to Nina and Alfred “Son” Cowles.

Betty loved the outdoors. She was an avid gardener who also enjoyed golfing, hiking and sightseeing trips with her husband, Jack Baker. She cherished people above all else, and if you were among her friends, she valued you greatly.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years; son Steve (Shelley) Baker; daughter Lori (George) Tuttle; grandchildren Emily, Garrin, Chelsea, Tyler, Brady and Rob Tuttle and Greg, John and David Baker; great-grandchildren Aiden and Jaxson Groby; sister Marie (Ted) Lough of Glenwood Springs; and brother-in-law Hank Bosco of Glenwood Springs.

She was preceded in death by sister Dorothy “Dot” Bosco.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Enumclaw Food Bank, 1350 Cole St., Enumclaw, WA 98022.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, at the First United Methodist Church, 824 Cooper Ave. in Glenwood Springs.

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