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Gertrude Agnes Baer

March 11, 1925 March 22, 2020
Gertrude Agnes Baer
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Gertrude Agnes Baer, 95 of Marshallville died Sunday, March 22, 2020 at Danbury of Wooster after a period of declining health. She was a faithful, loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

She was born March 11, 1925 in Belmont County, Ohio the daughter of Luther and Maggie (Kurth) Wise. Gertrude graduated from Congress High School.

She married Harley E. Baer on July 1, 1951 in Phoenix, Arizona. He preceded her in death on December 26, 2001. Gertrude was a long-time resident of Marshallville where she farmed with her husband on the Baer family farm. She was a member of the Reformed Mennonite Church.

Gertrude is survived by her son Elmer (Carolyn) of Marshallville, and daughter Esther (Dean) Horst of Sterling, grandchildren, Jeff (Angela) Baer, Noah (Emily) Baer, Christa (Byron) Scarbrough, Doug(Emily) Horst, Melissa (Chet) Underwood, Julia (Mark) Lightfoot, and 20 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by siblings, James (Judy) Wise, George (Shirley) Wise, Kenneth (Nancy) Wise, Hazel Willett, and sister-in-law Magarete Wise.

Along with her husband, Gertrude was preceded in death by her parents, sister Elsie McKeal, brothers, John, Fred, Roy, Frank, Charles, and Ross Wise.

A private family funeral service will be held Tuesday, March 24 at 2:00 PM at St. Michael’s Cemetery, 7404 Coal Bank Road, Marshallville,OH. In lieu of visitation friends are encouraged to express condolences online at

The family would like to express their thanks to the staff of Danbury who gave outstanding care during her past few years.
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