Obituary: Donna Mae Baker
June 2, 2023
Donna Mae Baker, 91, of Cloquet passed away May 24, 2023 at Barnes Care Assisted Living in Esko. She was born to Stanley and Martha (Shurcek) Tillman. Donna was united in marriage to Jerome Baker on Aug. 2, 1950. They spent 66 wonderful years together. Donna was a homemaker, wonderful cook and a great gardener.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jerome; two brothers and five sisters; and a granddaughter, Amie Baker. She is survived by daughters Linda (Larry) Ragland, and Doreen Downing; a son, Ken (Julie Williams) Baker; four grandchildren, Chad (Lindsay) Downing, Shane (Sara) Downing, Araya (Jordan) Jensen, and Gregory Ragland; eight great-grandchildren, Mason and Jaxon Anderson, McKenah and Easton Downing, Aiden and Ava Downing, and Avery and Quinten Jensen; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express a special thank-you to Barnes Care Assisted Living staff and the hospice staff. A private service will be held.
Pine Knot News, June 2, 2023