Of St. Paul, MN
Passed away peacefully on November 26, 2012 at the Regina Medical Center in Hastings, MN. Virginia was born to the late Jennie & Willard Baker of South St Paul, MN. Virginia was preceded in death by her Husband, Orville; Brothers, Doug & Robert Baker. She is survived by her Children, Robert (Susan), Linda (Robert) Knight & John (Sue); her beloved Grandchildren, Veronica Peterson, Amy (Mathew) Byars, Jennifer (Jaime) Rheault, Justin & Jared Peterson; and her Great-Grandchildren Tatum, Dayne Byars & Isaac Rheault. She married Orville in 1947 and moved to St. Paul where they made their home on the East Side of St. Paul later moving to Lake McCarrons in Roseville. Virginia was a member of Arlington Hills Lutheran Church for 60+ years. She worked for Warren O. Kjeldsen and Associates & Gretchen in Roseville. She will be forever remembered for her generous spirit and her "light up the world" smile. Virginia's family would like to extend a special Thank You to the staff at Regina Medical Center and Allina Home & Community Services Hospice. Their compassion, support and generous hearts helped make Virginia's transition comfortable, peaceful and surrounded by love. A celebration of Virginia's long life will be held at Arlington Hills Lutheran Church, 1115 Greenbrier, St Paul, MN Friday, November 30 at 11:00 AM with a visitation beginning one hour prior. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials are preferred to the Alzheimer's Association.