Beatrice Joyce Baker

Adrian – Beatrice Joyce Baker, age 95, of Adrian, passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, at Gaslight Village in Adrian. Joyce was born on January 9, 1927, in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Ernest and Erma (Blangy) Kellogg. On August 6, 1946, Joyce married Donald Baker and he preceded her in death. She was a member of Holy Family Parish, St. Joseph Campus. Joyce was an active participant and member at several Catholic churches where she lived, serving as Lector, Council Member, RCIA Director and Spiritual Director.  Joyce enjoyed interior decorating, scrap booking, solving crossword puzzles, and was a great Scrabble player.


Joyce is survived by her children, Joe (Patricia) Baker of Adrian, John (Evelyn) Baker of Castle Rock, CO, Janice McClain of Boone, IA, Judianna Boulanger of Carbondale, CO, Juli (Ron) Danilson of Johnston, Iowa, Jean (Robert) Flanagan of Pullman, MI, and Joann (John) Currier of Ferndale, MI; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; brother, Eugene Kellogg; and granddaughter, Kristen Runyan.


A Funeral Mass for Joyce will be held on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. at the Holy Family Parish, St. Joseph Campus with Fr. Michael Newman officiating. Visitation will be held an hour prior to the Mass in the Church.  Visitation for Joyce will be held on Monday, June 6, 2022, from 6-8 p.m. at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian, with a Vigil Prayer service at 7 p.m. Burial will be held in St. Joseph Cemetery.


For those who were unable to join us for Joyce's Funeral Mass, the family invites you to join them virtually by watching a recording of the service, which may be accessed by clicking here.


You may send condolences to the family at Memorial Contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.