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Mary Ellen Baker

Obituary for Mary Ellen Baker

April 4, 1928 - May 22, 2019
Woodstock, Illinois | Age 91

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Mary Ellen Baker, age 91, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Woodstock. Formerly of Ringwood, Illinois, she grew up in Manchester, Iowa, where she was born to Jay and Matilda (nee Reese) Hatfield, on April 4, 1928. On March 2, 1955, she married the love of her life, Arthur Baker, in Iowa.
For many years, Mary Ellen enjoyed her job in the school lunchroom at Johnsburg Elementary School and for several years loved to listen to the children read at Ringwood School. She had a passion for children as well as animals and family meant the world to her. They will miss her very much.
She is survived by her children: Cindy Baker, of Woodstock, Bill Baker of McHenry, Robert Baker of Woodstock, Laura Pickell of Wonder Lake and daughter-in-law Lisa Bernhard Baker.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur, and son-in-law Eric Pickell.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in may be made in Mary Ellen's name to Helping Paws, 2500 Harding Lane, Woodstock, IL 60098.

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