Dorothy E. Baker

BURLINGTON - Age 91, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013 at Arbor view Communities. Dorothy was born April 1, 1922 in Endeavor, WI, to the late David and Inez Jacobson. She spent her early life on the family farm in Endeavor and was a graduate of Endeavor High School. On June 18, 1943 in Madison, Dorothy was united in marriage to Harold L. Baker. Following marriage they resided in Rapids City, SD, before making their home in Burlington in 1946. Harold preceded Dorothy in death on May 7, 2000. Dorothy had worked for Tobin’s Drug Store and was a member of Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She loved to be physically active, and enjoyed playing golf, shopping, cooking and baking. Most of all Dorothy loved spending time with her family. Survivors include her sons; Bradley (Cheryl) Baker of Lyons and David (Donna) Baker of Denver, CO, grandchildren; Stephanie (Markus) Thomsen, Kyle Baker, M’Lissa (Tom) McDonald and Heather Chase, great-grandchildren; Markus “Duke” Thomsen, Ava Thomsen and Kaylan Chase, and by a sister, Thelma “Hum” Harmsen. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, sisters; Vera (Bud) Call and Bertha Midey and by a brother-in-law, Eugene “Les” Harmsen. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 5:00 PM at Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Wang officiating. Relatives and friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Thursday, from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM. Burial will take place on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the So. Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Memorials have been suggested to Plymouth Congregations UCC in Burlington. The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Arbor view Communities and Season’s Hospice. Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home & Crematory 625 Browns Lake Dr. Burlington, WI 53105 262-763-3434

Funeral Home

Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home
625 S. Browns Lake Dr. Burlington, WI 53105
(262) 763-3434

Published in Racine Journal Times on Apr. 17, 2013