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Sharen L. Baker

Sharen L. Baker

Sharen L. Baker, 67, lifelong area resident, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 in her home surrounded by her family.

She was born in Duluth on March 9, 1950, the daughter of Charles and Harriet (Dudek) Ostazeski.

She graduated from Denfeld High School in Duluth.

Sharen married the love of her life, Donald Baker in July, 1972, and they celebrated twenty-four years of marriage before his passing in 2006.

She was employed as a secretary with the U.S. Customs Border Patrol for many years before her retirement.

Sharen was an avid puzzler, and enjoyed baking and spending time outdoors. She especially enjoyed meeting the "Girls Circle" for coffee.

Sharen is survived by her daughters, Theresa (Jeremy) Weyand, Somerset, WI an Tammy Baker, Superior, WI; son, Tim Baker, Superior; and her grandchildren, Brooke, Bryce, Shaunta, Caleb, Nina, Jordan and Marina.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Donald.

Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM, Friday, January 12, 2018 in the Downs-LeSage Funeral Home, 1304 Hammond Avenue, Superior, and will continue until the 12:00 PM funeral service with Rev. Fr. James Tobolski as celebrant.

The Downs-LeSage Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. To leave a condolence or sign the guest book, please visit our website at