Franklin Baker, 89, of Wharton, passed away peacefully at 12:05 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2022, at his residence with family by his side. Born April 5, 1933, in Wyandot County, he was the son of the late Allen and Fairy (Howard) Baker. He married Betty J. Wise on April 10, 1954, in Wharton. Betty preceded him in death on April 17, 2015.