Doris Baker


ROCKFORD — Doris Mae Baker, 88, of Rockford, passed away on Feb. 22, 2018. She was born on March 3, 1929, in Rockford, the daughter of Clarence E. and Frances M. (Shuey) Osberg.
Doris graduated from Hiawatha High School in 1947.  She married William Baker on Oct. 22, 1949 in Kirkland and they shared 67 wonderful years of marriage together.
Doris worked for Del Monte Foods for 30 years. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Rochelle and Christ the Rock Church in Rockford. Doris enjoyed spending time with family and the many wonderful traditions she shared with them over the years.
She is survived by her husband, William; son, David (Yvonne) Baker; daughter, Karen Armstrong; grandchildren,  Kyle (Melissa), Eric (Tabitha),Claire (Ian), Adrienne (Mark), Jenna (Tim) and Jamie; great-grandchildren, Cian, Kiley, Lily, Finn, Hera, Juno and Lindy; brother, Donald C. (Beverly) Osberg; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her son, Eugene D. Baker; and brother, Richard Osberg.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28 in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 2nd Ave., Rockford, with Reverend Greg Hoffmann officiating. Burial will be in Scandinavian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. prior to the service in Fred C. Olson Chapel.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1415 10th Ave., Rochelle, Il 61068.
To share a memory or send an online condolence, visit olsonfh.com.

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