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December 4, 1928 - July 23, 2012
SALEM - Kathleen Helen Baker (Andres) Surrounded by her loving family passed away peacefully on July 23, 2012 at the age of 83. Kathleen was born in Mt. Angel on December 4, 1928. She had two brothers, Richard and Bill. Kathleen married Allen Baker in 1954, they had 4 children and raised them in Springfield Oregon later settling in Salem. Kathy was a devoted wife to Allen until his passing in 2000. Kathy was a loving Mother, Sister, Wife, Daughter, Aunt, Grandmother and Great-grandmother and will greatly be missed and thought of often.
Allen and Kathy lived in Salem for over 30 years. Kathy spent the majority of her career as a home maker, but worked for Cherry Growers retiring in 1991. Kathy spent her post retirement years living with her husband on a small farm in Aumsville, OR and later moving closer to family in Salem.
Kathy is survived by her brother Richard of Salem, daughter Melody of Salem and three sons Michael of Redmond, Steve of Alaska and David of Washington. Kathy was also a proud Grandmother of six grandsons and five great grandchildren.
Services already held at Belcrest Memorial Park in Salem, Oregon. Arrangements made by Howell Edwards Doerksen Funeral Directors.
Published in StatesmanJournal on July 29, 2012