Mary Jane Baker, 87 of Dunseith, died Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 in a Minot hospital.
She was born Dec. 18, 1925, to Francis and Eliza (Desjarlais) Baker at Elbow Woods, N.D.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at 10 a.m. in St. Michael's Church in Dunseith. Burial will be in the St. Mary's Cemetery of rural Dunseith. A wake will be held on Tuesday beginning at 4 p.m. with a prayer service at 8 p.m. in the church.
She is survived by her children, Sheally Engebretson of Austin, Texas; Daniel Baker of San Marcos, Texas; Louis Baker of St. John, N.D.; Jerry Poitra of Seattle, Wash.; Sharon Steppenbeck of Canyon Lake, Texas; Ken Baker of Canyon Lake, Texas; Linda Baker of Grand Forks, N.D.; Sandra Belgarde of Dunseith, Marie Belgarde of Moorhead, Texas; Mike Baker of Ronan, Mont.; Mary Baker-Counts and Margaret Baker, both of Dunseith; 42 grandchildren; 68 great-grandchildren; and a sister LaRose Laducer.
(Nero Funeral Home, Bottineau.)