Donna L. Baker, 86, of Springfield, passed away on her farm Tuesday, July 4, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.
She was born on October 15, 1930 in Springfield, OH, a daughter of John and Emma (Haerr) Whited. Together, with her husband Evan and family, she operated the Baker Farm for over 60 years. The matriarch of the family, Donna was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She also worked at Graceworks Housing Services Messiah Community for over 25 years.
Survivors include 5 daughters, Terry Campbell of Phoenix, AZ, Robin Jackson (David) of Springfield, Cindy Heitman (Bob) of Urbana, Kimberly Kelley (Jeff) of Green Valley, AZ and Rusty Cavallaro (Louis) of London; 8 granddaughters; and 8 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Evan E. Baker in 2013; sister, Peggy Bethel; and son-in-law, Jerry Campbell.
A service will be held at the convenience of the family, who is being served by the WALTER & LEWIS FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Burial will follow in Terre Haute Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Donna’s memory to Ohio’s Community Mercy Hospice, 100 McCreight Ave., Suite 400, Springfield, OH 45504.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.walterfunerals.com.