Joan Baker, 83, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at the Meth-Wick Community following an extended illness. Funeral Service was held on Dec. 6 at River of Life Worship Center. Interment will be at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Joan Baker was born Oct. 3, 1930, in Festina, the daughter of Clem and Bertha (Miller) Gardner. She was united in marriage to Larry Baker on April 18, 1973, in Illinois. The three things that were most important to Joan were her family, her faith, and living life to its fullest. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her loving husband Larry Baker of Cedar Rapids; two children, Jean (Donald) Remour of Swisher; and Brian (Rita) Potratz of Dripping Springs, Texas; three grandchildren, Mike Remour, Luke Potratz, Julia Hubbard; siblings, Kathleen George, Roger (Darlene) Gardner, Eugene (Betty) Gardner and Floyd (Laurel) Gardner.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Thoughts, memories and condolences may be left to the Baker family by visiting www.cedarmemorial.com under obituaries