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Doris Mae Baker, 88, of Rockford, passed away on February 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 October 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.
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. Predeceased by her son, Eugene D. Baker; and brother, Richard Osberg.
Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Wednesday, February 28, 2018 in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 2nd Ave., Rockford with Reverend Greg Hoffmann officiating. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 12:45 pm prior to the service in Fred C. Olson Chapel. Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1415 10th Ave., Rochelle, Il 61068

Condolences & Shared Memories (16)

  1. Rev. Timothy Frick

    Many blessings to you as you remember Doris, and the love she gave you for many years.

  2. Regina Tomaszewski

    Karen, I can't even express how my heart aches for you. Please know that we all are thinking of you and have you in our prayers.

  3. The Murray's

    May you find peace and comfort in knowing that your grief is shared by many. Your mom (grandmother) will be sorely missed. You and your wonderful family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Gus Anton

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  5. Robin Gallant

    David, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. My thoughts are with you. Treasure the memories.

  6. Connie Saverine

    Aunt Doris you will be remembered and always loved.

  7. Shelley Swanson

    I am so sorry. Doris was a very Sweet Lady. She will surely be missed. Her Niece.

  8. Linda Smith

    With our deepest sympathy from sister in law, Phyllis Johnson and her family Linda (Don), Shelley (John), Connie (Ralph), and Bobby.

  9. Barb & Ray Reineck

    To the Baker family, Words can not express how sorry we are to hear of Doris passing. I have many special memories of her from our school years Cherish the memories you hold in your hearts to bring you peace and comfort in the days ahead With Love - Barb & Ray Reineck

  10. Mary Folkers Rochelle

    Bill and family. So sorry to see the passing of Doris.

  11. Sandy Larson

    My condolences to your family. This not a goodbye, because goodbye means going away and going away means forever. It is just a farewell.....God be with you.

  12. Darlene DeMoss

    My prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  13. Jeannie Jackson

    Karen and family, My heartfelt sympathies for the loss of your Mom. I know she will be missed immensely. I'm certain God was waiting with open arms to welcome your mother "Home." Until you meet again.... God bless.

  14. Mike Bratton

    Sorry for your loss Karen, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  15. Linda Paluzzi

    My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone in your family while you mourn your loss. May God grant you peace.

  16. Steve osberg

    I'm so sorry for your lost she was a good lady Steve osberg her nephew

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