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Obituaries > BAKER, CURTIS E.

Curtis E. Baker, 81, passed away Sunday June 6, 2004. His wife, Annie L. Baker, 83, passed away Wednesday June 9, 2004. Married 59 years, Curtis, a Marine Raider in WWII, retired from Civil Service with NARF in Jacksonville after 30 years while Annie, a WAVE in WWII with the U.S. Navy, retired from Civil Service with NARF in Jacksonville after 26 years. A former member of the Elks & Moose Lodges, Curtis shared Annie’s love of dancing, especially ballroom dancing. She was a member of the “Philettes” and together they were known as “Curtanna.” Preceded in death by their daughter, Leslie J. Baker, they are survived by sons, Keith L. Baker (Janet) & Dale K. Baker (Sandy); daughter, Tracy A. Blanc (Michael); sister, Thelma; 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. A memorial service for both of them will be held 7:30 p.m. Tuesday June 15, 2004 at the Lane Wiley Senior Center. Town & Country Funeral Home, 7242 Normandy Blvd.