Date: Friday, May 20, 2016
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028
Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016
Time: 10:30 am
Mahn Twin City Chapel
Oak Hill Cemetery, Ewing, Illinois
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Prader-Willi Syndrome-Missouri Chapter, 1465 S. Grand Ave, St Louis, MO 63104- Attention: Dr Barbara Whitman, St Louis University School of Medicine
Mary Lou Baker, 77, entered into rest May 15, 2016 at St Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, MO. She had worked as a fork lift driver at Lever Brothers for 33 years. She had played baseball for the Rockford Peaches in her younger years and enjoyed the Cardinals, bingo, casinos, crocheting, canning and gardening. She was born August 31, 1938 in Rockford, IL, to the late Axel and Lillian (Lewis) Petersen.
Survived by her loving family which includes a daughter: Paula (Mark) Clark of Pevely, MO; grandchildren: Stacy (Shannon) Cook of Fenton, MO and Jennifer Kollarik of Ballwin, MO; great grandchildren: Hayden and Hudson; special niece: Debra Bunch of Festus, MO; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Paul D. Baker and sisters, Ella, Virginia, Amelia and Agnes.
Reverend Jim Owens will officiate service.