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Cheryl Baker

September 12, 1949 — October 14, 2021

Van Wert

Van Wert
Cheryl Kathleen (Gribler) Baker, 72, passed away October 14, 2021.
She was born September 12, 1949 to the late Gradon and Elizabeth (Agner) Gribler. She later married the love of her life, and partner of 53 years, Carlos Baker who precedes her in death.

Cheryl was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church; and worked for Teleflex for 36 years. She loved to read and spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Cheryl is survived by three children; Marc (Heather) Baker of Van Wert, Steve (Julie) Baker of Van Wert, and Angie (Ben) Bigham of Ohio City, nine grandchildren; Brandon, Lexi, Maci, Brittany, Kyley, Dylan, Taylor, Zach, Brittany, and Tiffany, twelve great-grandchildren, and two siblings; Ann (Harold) Zinsmeister of Spencerville and Alan (Lisa) Gribler of Columbus, Ohio.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

A funeral service will take place at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home October 19, 2021 at 11:00 am with an hour of visitation prior; Rev. Jim Burns officiating.
A visitation will take place at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home October 18, 2021 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.
Burial will take place at Woodland Cemetery following the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Liberty Baptist Church.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.
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