Delores Baker

Delores Baker

RANTOUL — Delores F. Baker, 57, of Rantoul passed away Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 20, 2019) at Accolade Healthcare, Paxton.

She was born April 18, 1961, in Danville, a daughter of Leo and Edith (Bode) Newman. She married Terry Baker on May 29, 1982, in Rantoul. He survives.

Also surviving are a son, David Baker of Rantoul, and five siblings, Gene (Carol) Newman of Potomac, Margaret (Dennis) Appl of Ogden, Rose (Iftekhar) Newman Ahmed of La Crescenta, Calif., Carolyn Newman of Collison and Paul Newman of Fithian.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother.

Delores was a 1979 graduate of Potomac High School. She retired from Jeld-Wen after 15 years. She was a member of Eastern Illinois ABATE and loved to go motorcycle riding. She also loved to camp and spend time with family and friends.

There will be celebration of life at a later date. Lux Memorial Chapel, Rantoul, is handling the arrangements.

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