The food industry said goodbye to several friends in 1999. following: Abe Baker, 95, founder of Baker's Supermarkets, Omaha, Neb. Baker died in January after several years of failing health. Baker's, founded in 1947, operates 22 stores in Nebraska and Oklahoma and was sold to Fleming Cos., Oklahoma City, in 1992. Arthur Charles, 88, former executive director of the Maine State Grocers Association. Charles, who died in August, co-founded the association with his father in 1936 and served ...

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