Irene Baker

Saturday, December 6, 2008

MOUNDS, Ill. -- Irene E. Baker, 86, of Mounds died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Ill.

She was born Sept. 1, 1922, at Rockview, Mo., daughter of Frank and Rose Glastetter Halter. She was married to Delbert Baker.

Baker was a retiree from the M. Snower and Co. garment company in Cairo.

Survivors include a daughter, Phyllis Ann Sutula of Minnesota; two sons, Delbert Baker Jr. of Atlanta, Ill., and William Baker of Mounds.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two sisters and two brothers.

Friends may call after 9 a.m. Tuesday until the funeral hour at Jones Funeral Home in Villa Ridge, Ill. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The Rev. John Agbasiere will officiate, with burial in the Spencer Heights Cemetery in Mounds.