Deborah J. Baker
(Tuesday - November 16, 2021) - Deborah J. Baker, age 62, of Kingsford, passed away on Sunday, November 14, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital.

Deborah was born July 15, 1959, in Wheatland, Wyoming, daughter of the late James and Donna (Throckmorton) Richie. She grew up in Waldport, Oregon, and was a graduate of Waldport High School, class of 1977. She married James Baker in August of 1982. He preceded her in death in August of 2000. Deborah was known to be called a domestic goddess and a caretaker for many.

Survivors include one son, T. J. (Jenny) Baker of Coquille, Oregon; one daughter, Jenny (Luke) Baker-Huotari of Kingsford; one brother, Larry (Cindy) Richie of McMinnville, Oregon; one sister, Teresa (Robert) Nowak of Iron Mountain; and four grandchildren, Nikki Baker, Chloe Baker, Colton Houtari, and Alice Wartick.

In accordance with Deborah’s wishes, private family services will be held.

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The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Iron Mountain to honor Deborah’s Legacy of life.