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Betty Jane (Sommerfeld) Baker

March 8, 1930 ~ July 26, 2017 (age 87)

Betty Jane Baker, 87, of Alpena passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, at her daughter’s home.

Betty Sommerfeld was born on March 8, 1930, in Alpena to the late Theodore and Alvina (Schalk) Sommerfeld. On November 22, 1949, she married Joseph O. Baker. He preceded her in death in December 17, 2004. Betty was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and the V.F.W. Auxiliary Post 2496. She enjoyed playing bingo, camping, and spending time in her yard.

Surviving are her 5 children, Dennis (Lucinda) Baker, Pamela (Richard) Hubert, Kathy (John) Chabot, Timothy (Carol) Baker, Kimberly (Michael) Tolan; 18 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; 6 great-great grandchildren; brother, Roy (Darlene) Sommerfeld; sister, Eunice (Richard) Braidwood; sisters-in-law, Jane Sommerfeld, Carol Sommerfeld; and brother-in-law, Robert Nelson.

Mrs. Baker was preceded in death by five brothers, Ralph, Butch, Elmer, Miles, Donald; two sisters, Rita Nelson, and Lois Turski.

Visitation will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home on Sunday from 2-8 p.m. and Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church from 1 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 3 p.m. with Rev. James Erickson officiating.

Interment:  Evergreen Cemetery

Memorials:  Immanuel Lutheran Church or Hospice of Michigan

 


Charitable donations may be made to:

Immanuel Lutheran Church
351 Wilson Street, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-354-3443
Web: http://www.immanuelalpena.org

Hospice of Michigan
145 N. State Avenue, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-358-4280



 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
July 30, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bannan Funeral Home
222 S. Second Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707

Visitation
Monday
July 31, 2017

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
351 Wilson Street
Alpena, MI 49707

Funeral Service
Monday
July 31, 2017

3:00 PM
Immanuel Lutheran Church
351 Wilson Street
Alpena, MI 49707