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Posted: Tuesday, August 18, 2009 12:00 am

WAYNE - Services for Alta Baier, 99, of Wayne will be Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church with visitation starting at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery with the Rev. Kim Stover officiating. Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home.

She died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at Sunrise Manor in Sioux City, Iowa.

Memorials go to Our Savior Lutheran Church.


Alta Baier was born Nov. 12, 1909, at Wayne to Carl and Hannah (Madsen) Beck. She graduated from Wayne High School and attended Wayne State teachers college. She taught school for four years.

Alta married Paul Baier March 25, 1936, at Lincoln. The couple farmed south of Wayne until 1971 when they moved to Wayne. She moved to The Oaks in 2000. Alta was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church and Pleasant Valley Club. She enjoyed playing bridge, pitch, canasta and visiting.

Alta is survived by her nieces and spouses, Judy (Beck) and Cliff Peters, Dakota Dunes, S.D., Carolyn (Beck) and Budd Bornhorft, Henderson, Nev., Carla (Beck) and John Watson, Lincoln, Linda (Beck) and Bob Christensen, Phoenix, Ariz.; nephew Stanley and Imogene Baier, Wayne; sister-in-law Erna Mellor of Florida; several nieces and nephews.

Alta was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul in 1976; three brothers, Harvey, Clarence and Dean; and sister Vida Hunter.

Honorary pallbearers are Alta's nieces and nephews.

Active pallbearers will be Tom Baier, Jeffrey Baier, Cliff Peters, John Watson, Budd Bornhoft and Bob Christensen.

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