The funeral service for Harriet Baker is Saturday, May 19, 11:00 a.m. at
Immanuel Lutheran Church in Plainview with Rev. Phil Augustine officiating.
Burial is at Greenwood Cemetery in Plainview. Visitation is one hour prior to the
service at the church.
Harriet Irene Baker, 79, died April 9, 2018 at Hennepin County Medical Center
in Minneapolis.
Harriet was born November 1, 1938, 4 ½ miles northwest of Plainview in great
grandma Karsten’s second home, to Rudolph and Bernice (Gusa) Goetz. She
was confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in 1951 and graduated from
Plainview High School in 1956. She worked at Waldorfs Box Company in St.
Paul and Dison’s in Rochester.
On October 7, 1961 she married Harvey D. Baker at Immanuel Lutheran. They
had one son, Harvey Jr. and lived in Rochester. They later divorced.
She is survived by her two sisters, Beatrice Rahrmann of Plainview and Grace
Howe of Dike, Iowa; sister-in-law Sheila Baker of Plainview and many nieces
and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son Harvey Jr.; brothers, Joseph
and Donald Goetz; sister-in-laws Marlyn Goetz and Doris Eddy; brother-in-laws
Donald Rahrmann and George Howe.
Memorials are preferred to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Cancer Research.
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home, 57 3rd St SW, Plainview, MN, 55964, 507-534-