Dorothy Baker Obituary

Dorothy E. Baker
Dorothy Baker
Dorothy E. Baker

June 5, 1918 - October 29, 2009
Born in Stuart, IA
Resided in Dallas Center, IA
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Dorothy Baker, 91, died on October 29, 2009 at Spurgeon Manor in Dallas Center. Visitation for Dorothy will be from 11:30 to 1pm, Saturday, November 7, 2009 at Iles Funeral Homes-Brandt Chapel, 1301 Ash Street, Dallas Center. Memorial Services will be held at 1pm, Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Wiscotta Cemetery in Redfield, Iowa.

Dorothy born in Stuart, Iowa, June 5, 1918 to Charles and Bess (Johnston) Peers. She graduated from Stuart High School. On January 9, 1937, she married Elmer "Mike" Baker and lived in Dallas Center beginning in 1941. She worked many years at Hy-Line International until her retirement. Dorothy was a member of the Dallas Center United Methodist Church. She enjoyed flowers and flower gardens, reading, word games, cats, chocolates, spending time with family, grandchildren and friends.

She will be missed by her children, Charles (Jan) Baker of Silverdale, WA, Keith Baker of St Mary's, Iowa, Joan (Bruce) Bever of Des Moines and Dean (Lynn) Baker of Sierra Vista, AZ; 5 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; her brother Don Peers of West Des Moines and many nieces, nephews, family members and friends. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer in 2003 and her parents.

The family would like to thank everyone at Spurgeon Manor for all the love and care given to our mom the last six years. Mom always said you were all angels and would earn your reward in Heaven. She was right.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spurgeon Manor, 1204 Linden, Dallas Center, Iowa 50063.

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Brandt Dallas Center
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Saturday, November 7, 2009
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Brandt Dallas Center Funeral Home
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Saturday, November 7, 2009
1:00 PM
Wiscotta Cemetery
Redfield, IA
Saturday, November 7, 2009


Spurgeon Manor
1204 Linden Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063