Obituary of Donna Lea Baker
Donna Lee Baker, 93, formerly of Morenci passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at Hampton Manor in Dundee.
Donna was born on September 18, 1928 in Waldron, MI to the late Otis and Mable (Robison) Borton. On March 27, 1948 she married the love of her life, Walter J. Baker in Angola, IN, and he preceded her in death in 2020. She worked for many years as a nurse’s aide at Detwiler Manor in Wauseon, OH.
Apart from her work, those who loved her will remember her most for the enjoyment she found in crocheting, sewing, and reading. She was an active member of both the Morenci American Legion and the VFW. Aside from her hobbies and social engagements, she found the most enjoyment in spending time with those whom she loved, especially her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Peggy (Brad) Jones, Idris (Richard) Gurica, Dena (Bill) Sauter, Denise (Joseph) Calevro, Sally (Hal) Holubik, and Veronica (Dan) Perry; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Aside from her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Bruce Baker; her brothers, Dean, Paul, Max, and Norman Borton; and her most cherished sister and fierce friend, Idris Roan.
A Sharing of Memories Service for Donna will be held on Thursday, June 2nd, 2022 beginning at 1PM in Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian, where the family will greet friends during a time of visitation beginning at 11AM. Internment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial Contributions may be given to ProMedica Hospice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.