Harland D. Baber, 94, Logansport, passed away at 12:50 PM Saturday, January 05, 2013 at Memorial Hospital, Logansport. He was born August 27, 1918 in Cass County, to the late Orval and Cora (Campbell) Baber. On September 21, 1938 in Peru, he married Pauline M. (Burkett) Baber; she survives. They have been happily married for seventy-four years.
Harland graduated in 1936 from Walton High School. He was a life-long farmer. He was a member of the Conservation Club; he enjoyed puzzle books, woodworking, bird watching and fishing. He served on the board of directors at the Walton elevator company.
Surviving is his wife of seventy-four years; Pauline Baber, Logansport, daughter and a son-in-law; Phyllis A. Cooksey, Logansport, son and a daughter-in-law; Russell A. and Evon Baber, Twelve Mile, daughter and a son-in-law; Carmen S. and Alan Sharp, Goodland, daughter; Rita J. Baber, Huntersville, North Carolina, and many beloved grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister-in-law; Jean Baber, Walton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers; Forrest, Gordon, Orval Jr., “Doc”, Robert, and James Baber.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at Murray Weaver Funeral home, 401 South California Street, Galveston with Reverend Bill Collins officiating. Burial will follow at Ever Rest Memorial Park Cemetery, Logansport. Friends may visit with the family from 11-1 PM Wednesday at the mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.