Dolores "Dee" Baker
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She entered into her eternal life on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2009, surrounded by her family and friends. She was born April 1, 1939, in Clairton, Pa. She was a resident of Denham Springs. Dee was an avid sponsor, supporter and volunteer for Association for Retarded Citizens and Special Olympics since 1967. Visitation at Rabenhorst Funeral Home East, 11000 Florida Blvd., on Sunday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., with recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Visitation at St. Pius X Catholic Church on Monday, Jan. 26, from 9 a.m. until Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., with the Rev. Alec Sheldon, celebrant. Interment in Azalea Rest Cemetery in Zachary. Survived by her husband, William Baker Sr.; sons, Darrel Baker and wife Vickie, Pete Baker and wife Vicki, William Baker Jr., Mark Baker and Greg Baker and wife Shannon; daughters, Mary Baker, Marjorie Beard and husband Thomas and Alice Mitchell and husband Doug; 29 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Dee was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Dora Lombardi Doerr; son, Jerry Baker; daughter-in-law, Linda Baker; and grandson, Jamie Baker. Memorial donations may be made to The Special Olympics.

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Published in The Advocate on Jan. 25, 2009.
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February 2, 2009
Dear Baker family,
Dee Dee was my dad Regis's cousin and growing up I remember getting together with your family in Pittsburgh. Your mom was a very nice woman and like a sister to my dad. Our family offers you our deepest condolences at this very sad time.
Peggi Nero Habets
January 26, 2009
I am very sorry about Mrs.Dee Baker.
I will be missing her and I believe all the athletes in Special Olympics will be missing her too.
Rose garrett
January 25, 2009
We had many years playing POKENO and she will be greatly missed.
JEAN KENNEDY
January 25, 2009
To the Baker Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I know Miss Dee will be greatly missed by all of you. I wish there were words that I could say that would heal all of your hurt and pain. Know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Marie Mumphrey
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