North Baltimore, Ohio

December 9, 2021 3:05 am


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Shirley L. Baker, 66, of Cygnet passed away at 12:32 a.m., Tuesday,
December 11, 2018, at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green.  She
was born on September 8, 1952, to the late Noel “Jim” E. and Leila Mae
(Bates) Thrasher.  She married James “Jim” Baker on May 5, 1978, and he

Shirley is also survived by her daughters: Kimberly (Jason) Peters of
Perrysburg, Terrisa Sharp of Findlay and Jamie (Randy) Gregg of Rudolph;
her brother, Jim (Michelle) Thrasher of Risingsun; her sisters: Dianne
(Kent) Mintz of Risingsun and Carol Thrasher of Bettsville; her beloved
grandchildren: Brandy, Emily, Zachary, Leila, Tyler, Brody and Callie. 

She was preceded in death by her sister, Connie Pierce.   

Shirley formerly worked for Bowling Green State University as a Custodian.
 She enjoyed baking, but her greatest love was spending time with her

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, December 14, 2018,
at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore.  Burial will be in Jerry
City Cemetery. 

Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday at

Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice.
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