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Alvin Baker, 79, of Jamestown, formerly of the Edmunds and Pingree ND area, passed away Tuesday morning, Nov 2, 2021 at Sanford Health in Fargo.
He was born September 25th, 1942 in Kensal, ND to Paul and Emma (Overby) Baker of rural Edmunds. At age 12, he yielded his life to God and was faithful until death. He attended Arrowwood country school until he graduated from the 8th grade. He then helped with the farming.
On May 27, 1967, he married Glenda Huisman of Atwater, MN. They had two children, Lyle and Lisa. In 1971, Alvin took over the farm from his dad. Over the years, Alvin and Glenda enjoyed traveling extensively throughout the United States and Canada. Alvin enjoyed farming until he retired in 1989. Alvin and Glenda went to Texas for the winter for several years. They lived on the family farm until 2018 and then they moved to Jamestown.
Alvin is survived by his wife Glenda, son Lyle of rural Buchanan, ND, daughter Lisa (Marc) Guenther of New Salem, ND. Grandchildren Megan Guenther of Grand Forks, ND and Aaron Guenther of New Salem, ND, brother Gene (Ruthie) Baker of Alexandria, MN, brother-in-law Jim (Betty) Huisman, Litchfield, MN, 5 nieces and nephews, many cousins and friends.
Our deepest sympathies to Marc, Lisa, Megan and Aaron... May the God of Heaven comfort your hearts in his love. Our Saviors love shall never fail...
David Ehlert Nov 8 2021 9:42 AM
So sorry to hear Alvin is gone. Had a few times with Alvin but not as many as my brother Art. May he rest in peace.
Dallis Miliander Nov 7 2021 8:43 PM
We very much appreciated being able to watch the service. Alvin was a special cousin to me and my sister when we were young, always kind and fun to be with when we visited Uncle Paul and Aunt Em on the farm, and he was the same throughout his life. We are thinking now of the family and others who will miss his presence the most, and are comforted with the knowledge that he's beginning to learn and enjoy the fullness of what he had lived for from his youth.
Deena and Pete Chavez Nov 6 2021 5:45 PM
Such a beautiful tribute video. So sorry for your loss Glenda, Lyle, Lisa and the rest of the family.
Cindy Grimm Nov 6 2021 2:26 PM
I have special memories of time a spent with you during my time in that part of North Dakota… so want to send special thoughts and sympathy to you, Glenda, and to Lyle Lisa and family…
Janet Wilson Nov 6 2021 12:56 PM
Thinking of you at this difficult time. We have fond memories of times spent together in Texas.
John and Myrna Erickson Nov 6 2021 10:54 AM
So very sorry to hear of Alvin's passing. May the love you shared be of comfort to you now.
Rich and Verlaine Weiland Nov 5 2021 11:18 PM
Thinking of you, Glenda, and your family these days. Sending our love and sympathy. Richard and Clarice
Clarice Kadry Nov 5 2021 9:59 PM
Glenda, Lyle and Lisa and family. My deepest sympathy in the Loss of your loved husband, dad and grandpa. Know these are difficult days for you. May you find comfort in knowing Alvin was faithful and lived for this day. Have pleasant memories of time spent with you in Texas.
Ruth Pfingsten Nov 5 2021 2:52 PM
So sorry to hear of Alvin's death. sincere sympathy to you all.
Eva Myers Nov 4 2021 9:29 PM