Lorena Ruth "Loree" (Dalton) Baker

Born: Wed., Apr. 9, 1941
Died: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019


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LORENA RUTH “LOREE” BAKER, AGE 78

Lorena Ruth “Loree” Baker, age 78 of Robinson, IL died Wednesday January 23, 2019 at 7:03 PM at her residence in Robinson, IL.

Loree was born April 9, 1941 in Brownsville, TX a daughter of Raymond and Elouise (Clark) Dalton.  She married Keith C.”Bake” Baker and he preceded her in death December 6, 1995.

Loree worked for the phone company in Tucson, AZ and in Indianapolis, IN.  Loree and Bake welcomed several foreign exchange students into their home from various countries overseas.  Nikolina Lecic became especially close to them during her stay in Robinson as a high school exchange student.  Loree thought of Nikolina as the daughter she never had.  After returning to Serbia, Loree offered to help Nikolina come back to the United States and attend college, which Nikolina gratefully accepted. Nikolina now resides in Rochester, MN with her husband and two children.

Survivors include a brother and sister-in-law, Lloyd and Pat Dalton, Newport Beach, CA; sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Peter Godfrey, Tempe, AZ; nieces, Valerie Thompson and Beth Godfrey; Nephews, Gregory Dalton and Jason Godfrey and of course Nikolina and her family.

Preceding her in death were her parents and her husband, Keith C.“Bake” Baker.

Funeral arrangements are pending with Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL.

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   Posted Sat February 02, 2019
Our hearts still break over the news of Loree’s passing... she was a regular at the restaurant I work at and we miss seeing her smiling face..

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