Quest in Roots:
Brookdale Manitoba History

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RODERICK AARON BAKER

Rod Baker, second son of Roy and Bernice Baker was born in March, 1950. He received his elementary education at Auburn School and his high school education in Neepawa. He has farmed with his father all his life. He worked in a garage in Carberry for a few years, and helped at home at the same time.

He has always been an active community worker. He has been a member of the Oberon rink board for many years, and he, along with Bruce North, were Cub leaders in Neepawa for three years. He is a member of the Carberry Volunteer Firemen, and worked with the Carberry detachment of R.C.M.P. at getting the rural crime watch set up in the Oberon area. He enjoys square dancing which he started at house parties in the Oberon community, and has danced in other clubs since.

He also enjoys curling in the local rink. He taught 4-H mechanics to the Oberon-Brookdale groups for four years.

In June, 1985, he married Glenna Ruth Gardiner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Reid Gardiner of Elkhorn. They live on N.E. 21-12-15 in the same yard as his mother and father.

 

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