Barbara Jean (McKinley) Baker

September 17, 1927 ~ March 1, 2020 (age 92)


Barbara passed away peacefully at Stanford Seniors Village in Parksville on March 1, 2020 at the age of 92 years.  She will be missed by her son Keith Baker(Cheryl) 5 grandchildren, Erin Jolly (Garth), Eric Baker (Melissa), Dane Baker(Tara), Craig Baker, Crystal Warner (Jason), 5 great grandchildren and Sister-in-law Olivia McKinley.  Barbara was predeceased by her husband Bud, son Randy, great grandson Chase Warner, brother Lorne, brother Carey, and her parents.

Barbara Jean Baker was born on September 17, 1927 to Lorne and Clara McKinley of Camrose.  At the age of 5 her parents moved to Mirror where she grew up and took her schooling.  She married Clayton Roy "Bud" Baker in 1946 and had 2 sons Keith and Randy.  They lived in Mirror then Rocky Mountain House before settling in Camrose in 1955.  Barb worked in several retail outlets about town and finally for Industrial Acceptance Corp for 16 years before retiring.  She always enjoyed volunteering over the years and was an active member of the Lioness Club, the Friends of Rosehaven, and the Seniors Centre.  Barb and Bud always enjoyed camping and fishing, cooking, playing card games, bingo and dancing.  They spent 15 years wintering in Arizona.  In August 2012, Barb moved to Parksville after her husband Bud passed away.  In keeping with Barbara's wishes, there will not be a service.

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