Martha Baker Obituary

Martha Baker, 85, of Benton Harbor, MI passed away Sunday, September 26, 2021 at her home.

A Graveside Service will be held at 12:30 P.M., Monday October 4, 2021 at Coloma Cemetery with pastor Dan Golladay officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M., Monday at Starks & Menchinger Chapel and Cremation Service, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Memorials may be made to Caring Circle Hospice. Those wishing to share a memory of Martha online may do so at

Martha was born August 16, 1936 in Chicot County, Arkansas to Lee A. & Nancy (Signal) Trigleth. On September 24th, 1956 she married Nelson Baker in Watervliet Michigan.

Martha was a homemaker who kept a busy schedule caring for her family. Martha enjoyed playing poker, bowling, dancing, listening to music, watching old movies and animals especially her dogs.

Martha is survived by her children Robert (Diana) Baker, Herman (Donna) Baker, Andy Trigleth, Betty Oatsvall, Mary Baker, Tom Baker and Daniel Baker; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Martha was preceded in death by her parents, husband, children Terry Baker and Ernest Turner, and siblings Billy Trigleth, Jessie Trigleth, J.W. Trigleth, Calup Trigleth, Hazel “Dolly” Edwards, Sally Trigleth, Suzy Trigleth and Betty Stanley. 

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