Dennis Ray Baker, age 61, died March 25, 2011, at his home in Pratt. He was born on Dec. 31, 1949, in Larned, the son of Russell Edward and Verlie May Snook Baker. He was a driller in the oil field. He belonged to the American Legion in Pratt.


Dennis Ray Baker, age 61, died March 25, 2011, at his home in Pratt. He was born on Dec. 31, 1949, in Larned, the son of Russell Edward and Verlie May Snook Baker. He was a driller in the oil field. He belonged to the American Legion in Pratt.

He is survived by two sisters, Leola Campbell and husband Michael of Wichita and Fayola Ware of Elk City, Okla.; three nieces, Yvette Gadbury, Dawna Womack and Alaina Byrd; and three nephews, Mitchel Campbell, Robert Womack and Verlan Womack. He is also survived by his close friends Jay and Shiloa Blankenship and Judy and Dale and family and many other good friends.

Memorial service will be at 9 a.m., Friday at the Jay Blankenship residence at 816 West 4th St., Pratt. Condolences may be left at larrisonmortuary.com.