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Mary LILA (Scanlon) Baker

October 24, 1942 ~ May 18, 2019 (age 76)


Mary L. Baker, 76, of Lake Geneva died unexpectedly at Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital on Saturday may 18,2019.

Born Mary Lila Scanlon to the late Earl and Edna Scanlon in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on October 24th, 1942.   Mary was a graduate of the class of 1960 from West Allis Central High School.  On December 30, 1961 at St. Peters Church in West Allis Mary was united into marriage to her soul mate, Carson Baker.

Mary was a founding member of the Ukulele Club.  Mary was a volunteer at the Guest House, a member of the Prayer Group of Bennett Lake and would volunteer at local nursing homes to help with Bingo.  

Mary is survived by her husband of 57 years, Carson Baker. 3 children survive Mary:  Shelly (Curt) Roeker of Walworth, Daniel J. Baker of Walworth, and Kathleen (Lionel) Colon of Waukesha.  4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren all survive Mary. Mary is also survived by her closest and dearest friend Edna Gauger.  Mary was proceeded in death by her son, Kevin Baker on the 8th of May, 2005.

A celebration of Mary’s life will be held on Tuesday June 11, 2019 from 4:00pm till 7:00pm at JoJo’s Pizza in Delavan, Wisconsin.

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy that family has asked that you make a donation in Mary’s name to the charities listed below.

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Derrick Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Lake Geneva is more than honored to be assisting Mary’s family.  

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Gathering of Family and Friends
June 11, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Jojo's Pizza
308 St Hwy 50
Delavan, WI 53115


American Heart Association
7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231, AB

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American Diabetes Association
2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 90, Arlington VA 22202
Tel: 1-800-342-2383

St. John's the Evangelist Parish
701 N Lake Avenue, Twin Lakes WI 53181
Tel: 1-262-877-2557

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