Diana Kay Baker

Dec 19, 1942 - Jul 29, 2008


Diana, known by friends and family as ‘Kay’, passed away at her home on July 29, 2008, at the age of 65. Loving wife of the late Dana E. Baker and devoted mother to Mark (Nancy) Baker of Arizona and Steven (Tamie) Baker of West Sacramento. Kay was the very proud and loving grandmother of seven. She is survived by her brother William ( Lyda) Kroening and other family members and friends. Kay was pre ceded in death by her son Michael Baker, parents Wilbur and Wilma Kroening, and a sister Annette Kroening. Kay was devoted to her family, cherished her friends and maintained a positive outlook on life. She had a special flair for doing things, always doing that little something extra to add her personal touch. Kay had a remarkable attitude towards life, always had kind words to say and a smile on her face. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Kay was an exceptional cook and had a passion for culinary arts, which made her the perfect person to hold the position of Food Service Manager at Mercy General Hospital. Her working career at Mercy General exceeded 35 years. After retirement, she continued to provide service to Mercy Hospital as a volunteer. Friends are welcome for visitation noon to 4 p.m. Sunday and are invited to attend a Celebration of Life 2:00 pm Monday, Aug. 4, at East Lawn Mortuary with interment to follow at Sierra Hills Memorial Park. Memorials to the American Diabetes Association or the American Kidney Foundation in her memory.

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA
US 95841

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