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“I have so many memories of Mrs. Baker, but the one that sticks out is one evening, in the Fireside Room at Grace Alliance Church, she started...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Sharon Adams - Coon Rapids, MN

“Dear Mavis: We were all assembled last Tuesday & I have come to honor you. To share sweet recollections & to express my gratitude. You were...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Bert Baker - Maple Grove, MN

“Thanks to the internet I heard of your mom's passing. I have many fond memories of her Our children practically grew up together out on North Shore...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Harriette

“Thanks to the internet I heard of your mom's passing. I have many fond memories of her Our children practically grew up together out on North Shore...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Harriette

“dear steve, joel, carol and beth... and extended families i heard of your mom's passing from this world into the next... what a blessing for her...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: gloria - brooklyn park, MN

“Mavis was known as "Ma" Baker to me and many of the youth at Grace Alliance who sang in the Conquerors during the 70's. She practiced with us,...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Roberta (Groeneweg) Hansen - IL

“Mrs. Baker was a powerful influence on my life growing up. She encouraged us musically, socially and spiritually. She dedicated an enormous amount...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Will Montzka - Brooklyn Park, MN

“Your mom has gone home to be with the Lord. I know she will be missed. She was a great pianist and Sunday School teacher back when we attended the...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Don and Vinita Esen - Dresser, WI

“The greatest thing my grandmother did for me was get me excited about reading. When I visited her as a kid my special treat was for her to take me to...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Jarrod Baker - Everson, WA

“Dear Steve and family, We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Our sincere condolences. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Tana and Warren Garrett - MN

“Dear Steve and family, We are so very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Our sincere condolences. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Tana and Warren Garrett - MN

“You will be missed Mavis! I remember your Grandma B cookies and Sunday dinners with you. Now you can do all your crossword puzzles with Jesus. ...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Mary Pfingsten Lockner - Woodbury, MN


Mavis Baker, age 80, of Forest Lake Passed away at home on May 21, 2011. Preceded in death by husband, Kenneth, parents, and brother. Survived by children, Steven (Roberta), Joel (Kathy), Carol (Dale) Johnson, Beth (Larry) Sundberg; grandchildren, Jarrod (Cara) and Nikki Baker, Andy and Peter Baker, Bekki (Matt) Reed, Shawna and Ryan Harer, Alyssa Johnson, Erin and Samantha Sundberg; great grandchildren, Skylar Lapenotiere, Yasmine Reed; and sisters, Marlene Jones, LaVaun Schaeffer. Memorial Service will be held at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service. Cards and memorials may be sent c/o Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake, MN 55025.

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