Howard R. Baker, age 79, of Storm Lake, and formerly of Ocheyedan, died Feb. 17, 2012 at Methodist Manor Retirement Community in Storm Lake. Memorial services will be held Monday, Feb. 20, at 10:30 a.m. at Hope Evangelical Free Church in Storm Lake. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church where the family will be present the entire time. Burial will be in the Ocheyedan Township Cemetery in Ocheyedan at 3 p.m. on Monday. The Sliefert Funeral Home in Storm Lake is in charge of the arrangements.