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Luella M. (Osterhoudt) Baker

January 2, 1923 ~ March 14, 2018 (age 95)

Luella M. Baker of Accord, NY, passed away on March 14th 2018 at the Golden Hill Health Care Center. She was 95 years old. Luella was born on January 2, 1923 in Whitfield; she was the daughter of the late Elmer J. and Flossie (Alexander) Osterhoudt.


Luella was a lifelong resident of Accord where along with her husband Kenneth they raised their family. She worked as a seamstress for JM Originals in Ellenville and also for many years was a food concession worker for the Accord Speedway when it first opened in the 60’s. Luella was a life member of the Accord Ladies Auxiliary, a member of the Womens Willing Workers Group and the Golden Age Seniors in Accord. She loved Atlantic City and playing slots and bingo. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.


Luella is survived by her children, Carol (Keith) Kelder of Stone Ridge, Robert (Carol) Baker of Ocala, FL, Donna Stanley of Accord, Martha (Gordon) Quick of Accord and Donald (Theresa) Baker of Saugerties. Her sister, Ruth Gundberg of Ellenville; 11 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 16 great-great grandchildren.


Besides her husband Kenneth, Luella was predeceased by her granddaughter Cathy Varga, and her brother Harry Osterhoudt.


Visiting will be held on Sunday, March 18th from 3-6 PM at Humiston Funeral Home, 30 42nd St., Kerhonkson. A celebration of life service will begin at 10 AM Monday the 19th, burial will follow at Accord Rural Cemetery.


In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Luella’s name to the Accord Ladies Auxiliary, PO Box 163, Accord, NY 12404 and/or to the Kerhonkson-Accord First Aid Squad, PO Box 67, Kerhonkson, New York 12446.


Arrangements entrusted to the HB Humiston Funeral Home, Kerhonkson. To send a personal condolence to Luella’s family please visit

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