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Edna Jean "EJ" Baker

October 11, 1948 - September 20, 2013
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Edna Jean "EJ" Baker, age 64, of Peoria, passed away Friday, September 20, 2013, at 1:05 a.m. at her residence. She was born Monday, October 11, 1948, in Peoria to Louis and Gertrude Woelfle. She married Donald Baker on April 2, 1977, in Peoria. He survives along with two step-daughters: Tammy (Randy) Grieder of Morton, Donna (Jeremy) Fenison of Clinton, five step-grandchildren: Derek, Brittenelle, John, Emily, and Lydia, and one sister-in-law, Barb and Dale Bull of Germantown Hills. Edna taught German, French, English and Latin at Peoria High School for 35 years. She was also an educator part time at Illinois Community College. She...
Edna Jean "EJ" Baker, age 64, of Peoria, passed away Friday, September 20, 2013, at 1:05 a.m. at her residence.

She was born Monday, October 11, 1948, in Peoria to Louis and Gertrude Woelfle. She married Donald Baker on April 2, 1977, in Peoria. He survives along with two step-daughters: Tammy (Randy) Grieder of Morton, Donna (Jeremy) Fenison of Clinton, five step-grandchildren: Derek, Brittenelle, John, Emily, and Lydia, and one sister-in-law, Barb and Dale Bull of Germantown Hills.

Edna taught German, French, English and Latin at Peoria High School for 35 years. She was also an educator part time at Illinois Community College. She and her husband also tutored students for the ACT and SAT exams.  She was also a Seamstress.

She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church.

She courageously fought breast cancer for the last four years.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 10 a.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church. Visitation will be Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Davison-Fulton Woolsey-Wilton Funeral Home in Peoria. Additional visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church.

Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to Illinois Cancer Center on Rt. 91 or Redeemer Lutheran Church.

Please view Edna's obituary at www.Woolsey-Wilton.com

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"Mrs. Baker was easily one of my favorite teachers ever, and will be sorely, sorely missed. My condolences to Mr. Baker and the whole family." Zach Jeremiah (Peoria, IL)

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