Mary Jane Baker
Residence: Monticello, Indiana
Died: Sunday, March 13, 2022
Location: 5:14 p.m., at the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Center of Delphi, Indiana
 
 
Age: 95
Date of Birth: Tuesday, September 14, 1926
Birth place: Monon, Indiana
 
 
Father: Harry C. Christensen  
Mother: Lula ( Helfrich ) Christensen  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Mary Jane had lived in the Monticello, Indiana, most all of her life.
Funeral Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Funeral Location: 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2022, Graveside Service at the Bedford Cemetery in rural Monon, Indiana.
Clergy: Rev. Benji Riddle of the Monticello Christian Church of Monticello, Indiana
Burial will take place: At the Bedford Cemetery in rural Monon, Indiana.
Visitation will be: A Gathering of Family and Friends to share memories will follow the graveside service at the "Forge" of the Monticello Christian Church 105, Gordon Road, Monticello, Indiana, 47960, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 16, 2022.
Biographical Information: Mary Jane had lived in the Monticello, Indiana, area most all of her life. She was born and raised in the Monon, Indiana, area. Growing up, she was a member of the First Baptist Church of Monon, Indiana. After she and Bill married, they moved to the Monticello, Indiana, area, she became a member of the Monticello Christian Church of Monticello, Indiana. Mary Jane enjoyed going on fishing trips with her late husband, Bill, and going site - seeing. She loved and adored all of her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Mary Jane loved playing basketball in the driveway with her grandchildren and all the neighborhood kids. She was known for dancing in the kitchen, playing the marble game, and every Sunday, she played cards with her late brother, Don, sister, Lou, and friend Bernita.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to Family. Envelopes will be available at the Monticello Christian Church of Monticello, Indiana, or can be mailed to the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960
Marriage Information: On June 26, 1953, in Monon, Indiana, she married William R. "Bill" Baker; he passed away on Monday, December 15, 2003.
Survivors include:
One (1) Daughter,
Mary Beth Baker - Watts of Monticello, Indiana;

One Son,
Howard Paul "Baggs" Baker of Monticello, Indiana;

Two (2) Granddaughters,
Lauren (husband Damon) Coble of Burnettsville, Indiana, and
Lindsey (companion Cory Anderson) Kelly of DeMotte, Indiana;

One (1) Grandson,
Adam Richard Donahue;

Nine (9) Great Grandchildren,
Drezlin Anderson,
Avah Anderson,
Reese Anderson,
Cooper Kelly,
Lorelei Coble,
Kinley Kelly,
Barrett Coble,
Hudson Anderson, and
Brelynn Coble;

One (1) Sister,
Minnie Rose Rayburn of Indianapolis, Indiana;

Several Nieces, Nephews, Great Nieces, Great Nephews, Cousins, and Friends.

Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Harry C. and Lula (Helfrich) Christensen;

Husband,
William Russell "Bill" Baker;

One (1) Son,
Maurice William "Maury" Baker;

One (1) Infant Grandson,
Maurice Corey Baker;

Six (6) Siblings,
Jim Christensen,
Lou Lesley,
Betty Christensen,
"Rutt" Christensen,
Robert "Bob" Christensen, and
Donald "Don" Christensen.

Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 (574) 583-8488.