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Doris (Bloom) Baker

June 21, 1929 ~ July 16, 2022 (age 93)

Obituary

Doris E. Baker, 93, of Garrett, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at her home.

She was born on June 21, 1929, in Fort Wayne, to the late Ferman and Marian (Cross) Bloom. She spent her formative years in Allen County.

Doris was married to Vernon Baker on July 22, 1947. He preceded her in death on December 30, 1992. After Vernon's death, Doris moved to her current home in Garrett.

Doris had a giving heart and would knit or crochet blankets to give to area hospitals and nursing homes. She loved to spend time with her family and her dogs. She enjoyed cooking, baking, bird watching, and watching the Price is Right or her Soaps. 

Doris is survived by five sons, Richard, Terry, Michael, Mark, and Doug Baker; two daughters, Deborah Albin and Michelle (Neal) Weldon; 12 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.

In addition to her parents and spouse, she was preceded in death by a son, Danny Baker; two grandchildren, Adam and Jena Baker; a great-grandchild, Troy Baker.

Funeral services will be held at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco Chapel, on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. with calling one hour prior to the service.

The family will also receive family and friends at the funeral home, on Friday, July 22, 2022, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Burial will follow in the Eel River Cemetery, Churubusco.

Memorials may be directed to the Dekalb Humane Society.

Sheets & Childs Funeral Home has been entrusted with these arrangements.


Services

Public Viewing
Friday
July 22, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Public Viewing
Saturday
July 23, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Funeral Service
Saturday
July 23, 2022

11:00 AM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
July 23, 2022

Eel River Cemetery
11022 Carroll Rd
Churubusco, IN 46723

Donations

DeKalb Humane Society
5221 US-6, Butler IN 46721
Tel: 1-260-868-2409
Web: https://dekalbhumanesociety.org/

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