Bolivar Baker, of Midland, Ohio, was called home Sunday, March 31, 2013, at the age of 100.
Bolivar was the beloved husband of the late Alpha Sue Baker. The loving father of Sarah Belle (Thomas) Bloemker, and the late Margaret Bitzer and Randell Baker. Father-in-law to Charles Bitzer and Gail Baker. The proud grandfather of 11 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, and 25 great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Baker and Sarah (nee Sandlin) Baker.
Bolivar was a World War II Purple Heart Combat Wounded Veteran and POW.
He had a lifelong love for farming and retired from the U.S. Postal Service.
Friends will be received from 1-3 p.m. Friday April 5, 2013, at TUFTS SCHILDMEYER FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 120 W. Main St., Blanchester, Ohio, where services will be held at 3 p.m. Interment will take place at Westboro Cemetery, Jefferson Township.
Online condolences may be made at www.tuftsschildmeyer.com.
Published in The Madison Press on Apr. 4, 2013