Wednesday, February 11th, 2009
Mary Lou Baker, 79, 211 N. Walnut St., St. Marys, died at 10 p.m. Feb. 9, 2009, at the Golden Living Center-Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys.
She was born Nov. 2, 1929, in Willshire, to John and Bess Hole Miller. On May 26, 1962, she married Vernon Baker, who preceded her in death.
Surviving are three daughters, Serena (Joe) Caiola, Palmdale, Calif., Theresa (Dave) Bubp, St. Marys, and Rhonda (Abdul) Gaffar, Saugus, Calif.; two sisters, Virginia Dague, Pleasant Mills, Ind., and Betty Michaels, Columbus Grove; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren.
Deceased are three sisters, Dorothy Whitmore, Patricia Hoskins and Inola Miller.
She retired from the former Buckeye Apparel Company, Coldwater, where she had worked as a sewing machine operator for 42 years. She attended the First Church of the Nazarene, St. Marys, and graduated from the former Willshire High School in 1948.
Services are 6 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Tim Smith officiating. Private family burial rites will be at a later date at Willshire Cemetery.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.