Ina Lorraine Baer
1929 - 2021
Zwickey Funeral Homes
19934 W Gale Ave
Galesville, WI

Ina Lorraine (Wood) Baer

Ina Lorraine (Wood) Baer, 91, passed away Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at Grand View Care Center, Blair, Wisconsin. She was born on November 27, 1929, in Galesville to Bernard and Margaret Wood. Ina attended school at Galesville, Wisconsin and graduated from Galesville High School. After high school she attended college at Stevens Point University and majored in Home Economics. Ina married Virgil "Jack" Baer on March 25, 1950.

Ina was a stay-at-home mother when raising her family. During those early years, Baer's had a cabin and a boat livery on Long Lake in Trempealeau, Wisconsin, where Ina took care of the boat rentals. Later on, Ina worked at apple orchards in the Galesville area and at John's 1-Stop in Ettrick. Over the years, Ina was active in many Zion Lutheran Church activities including Circle, quilting and Bible studies. She was also actively involved with the American Red Cross Blood Mobile. Ina loved traveling with Jack to Hawaii and Alaska and of course, on many hunting and fishing trips.

One of Ina's favorite things in life was to have all of her kids and grandkids at their pool. Ice cream treats, watermelon or chocolate cake were always plentiful.

Ina is survived by her children: Michael (Lanie) Baer, Sue Baer (Tracy Munson), Daniel (Cindy) Baer, Robert (Vickie) Baer, Ina Jo (Bryan) Jacobs; ten grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and a sister-in-law, Phyllis Wood.Ina was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Margaret Wood; her husband, Jack; her siblings: Bob, Bill, Ralph, Donna and her in-laws.

Memorial services will be at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Zion Lutheran Church, Galesville with Pastor Joe Iverson officiating. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service. Lunch will be served immediately following the service. Burial will follow at Pine Cliff Cemetery. Zwickey Funeral Homes, Galesville Chapel assisted the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be given to Grand View Care Center, Blair, Wisconsin or Zion Lutheran Church, Galesville, Wisconsin.

Published by La Crosse Tribune on Nov. 14, 2021.
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My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Carol Wood
November 16, 2021
I am sorry I never had the chance to meet Ina like some of my colleagues at the American Red Cross did. What a treasure!
Ann Bodden
November 15, 2021
Sincere condolences to the entire family
Roxie & Dave Olstad
November 15, 2021
Sweet memories of times at the Baer pool, always with a happy family and something baked from Ina´s kitchen. Blessings to the entire Baer family!
Reni Cook
November 15, 2021
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