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Sandra Ann Baker

November 23, 1949 December 23, 2017
Sandra  Ann Baker
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Obituary for Sandra Ann Baker

Sandra Ann Baker, age 68, went to be with her Lord on December 23, 2017. After fighting pancreatic cancer for six months, she died at Willamitte Valley Hospital in McMinnville, Oregon. Please join us for a celebration of life for Sandra on December 30, 2017 at Lafayette Community Church at 11 am with Pastor Jared Schroeder officiating with a reception following the service.
Sandra was born in Sheldon, IA to Sam and Anne (Van Bruggen) Smit on November 23, 1949. Sandra spent her childhood on the family farm around the Sheldon area. After graduating high school, she met Verlyn Baker in Denver, CO. On August 15, 1973, Verlyn and Sandra were married in the First Christian Reformed Church of Hospers, IA. After the wedding, they lived in Edgerton, MN. In 1977, Verlyn and Sandra moved to the Yamhill County area. Later, their family settled in Dayton, OR. Sandra loved being a wife and mother. She, also, partnered with Verlyn to help run and manage the family business, Verlyn Baker Gerneral Contractor. For many years, Sandra was active in the Dayton community, church ministries, and Bible studies. She enjoyed being a part of individual's lives - especially her grandchildren. She loved attening their events and supporting them. Sandra loved God and believed in the Lord Jesus Christ as her savior. We will remember her for her love for God, family and life. Sandra will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Sandra was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, a sister, and eight grandchildren. Sandra is survived by her husband, Verlyn; Daughter, Charity (Baker) Kuiper, Son-in-law Matthew, Grandchildren Abigail, Samuel, and Joseph of Colorado Springs, CO; Son Vincent Baker, Daughter-in-law Renee, Granddaughters Tayler, Virginia, and Addisyn of Salem, OR; Siblings Aletha Blom and Paul Smit; and many nephews and nieces.

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celebration of life




11:00 AM 12/30/2017 11:00:00 AM
Lafayette Community Church

365 W. 3rd Street
Lafayette, OR 27127

Lafayette Community Church
365 W. 3rd Street Lafayette 27127 OR
United States

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