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Gisela E. Baker

Gisela E. Baker Gisela E. Baker

Gisela Erna Baker, 82, Corydon, Ind., passed away Sunday, March 22, 2020, at her home.

She was born Sept. 10, 1937, in Meissen, East Germany, the daughter of Peter and Erna Brzoska.

She studied at Kaufmannische Berufe Schule (school). She then came to Louisville and met her beloved husband, G. Harold Baker, and spent almost 57 years of blissful marriage. She raised three sons, Andy (Cheryl), Michael (Maribeth) and Kenneth (Lisa), to be gentlemen and have common sense (most of the time).

She was a Kentucky Colonel, a railroader’s wife, a Knights of Columbus wife and served in many roles and activities at St. Mary’s Church in Lanesville. She was lector, greeter, was a calligraphist, a member of St. Anne’s Society and a CHIRP sister and a picnic worker for many years.

She is also survived by two brothers and one sister, all of East Germany; grandchildren, Brittney, Angela, Zachary, Dustin, Jordan, Noah and Kayla; great-grandchildren, Avery and Logan; and many nieces and nephews.

Arrangements: Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Visitation and services are private.

The family requests no flowers.

Memorial gifts can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital at Memorials Processing, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959,, or to Franciscan Kitchen at 748 S. Preston St., Louisville, KY 40203,