Baber Paul H., 81, of Jupiter, FL, formerly of Roseville, MN, passed away Nov. 29, 2001. Founder and former owner of Baber Auto Repair, Roseville, MN. Avid private pilot and motorcyclist. WWII Army Air Corp Vet. Lifetime member of Rosetwon Legion Post #542. Preceded in death by wife, Rae Marie (Roby); sister, Vivian Rose Baber; and parents. Survived by his beloved Doris Soutter, Jupiter, FL; and the love of his life, daughter, Margaret Mary (Peg) Baber, Roseville, MN. His extended family whom he loved very much - ``we all know his bark is worse than his bite'' - Christine Soutter (Mark Shepard) and children, Emily, Leah and Jonathon, Robert Soutter (Carmen) and Rob's daughter, Dawn Soutter and her son, Damon Syverson, all of St. Paul, Anne Botten (Lyle), Spring Brook, WI, and Susan Soutter, Jacksonville, FL. Also survived by dear friend and former partner, now owner of Baber's, Robert Valencour and family. A celebration of Paul's life will be announced later this summer. Memorials preferred to: Hennepin Technical College Foundation, Attn: Carole Carlson, 9000 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Park, MN 55445. A memorial scholarship has been set up in his name to benefit future auto technicians. For further information call: 651-633-0401 and leave a message.

Published on January 6, 2002

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