August 14, 1939 - October 31, 2018
Virgie Pauline Baker, age 79, of Marion, IL, passed away peacefully at 4:23 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at Heartland Regional Medical with her family by her side. She was born on Monday, August 14, 1939, in Braggs City, MO, the daughter of Daniel and Dassie Arizona (Graue) Burton. Pauline worked early in her lifetime for the Elgin Watch Company of Elgin, IL and later worked for the Norge Company of Herrin, IL, on the production line in the press room. She was united in marriage to William J. “Bill” Baker” on Saturday, July 20, 1974, in the First Church of the Nazarene of Marion and together they have shared over 44 years of marriage. Pauline was a member of First Freewill Baptist church of Marion. She loved her family and the many memories that have been created will now she cherished by those she leaves behind. She is survived by her husband, William J. “Bill” Baker of Marion; two sons and daughter-in-law, Dean and Pam Boan and Jeff Boan all of Marion; granddaughter, Sarah Johnson and her husband Tyler of Marion; two grandsons, Daniel Boan and Jonathan Boan both of Marion; two brothers and sisters-in-law, James “Sonny” and Glenn Burton and Roger and Linda Burton all of Marion, other extended family and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters, Imogene Jordan and Joan Gwaltney. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, 900 North Court Street, Marion, IL. There will be a graveside committal service at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 5, 2018, in Maplewood Cemetery, located just north of Marion, with Rev. David Nelson presiding. Those wishing to attend the committal service should gather at the cemetery prior to the time of the service. For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be made to “American Diabetes Association” and mailed in care of Wilson-McReynolds Funeral Home, 900 N. Court Street, Marion, IL 62959. Memorial envelopes will be available at the funeral home and cemetery. For more information please call the funeral home at 618-993-2131.
Virgie Pauline Baker, age 79, of Marion, IL, passed away peacefully at 4:23 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at Heartland Regional Medical with her family by her side. She was born on Monday, August 14, 1939, in Braggs City, MO, the daughter... View Obituary & Service Information
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