Dorothy Mae Baker (Malosh)

1932 - 2018


Dorothy Mae Baker (Malosh), 86 yrs, of Petersburg, MI, died Monday December 10, 2018, in St. Clair Commons, Perrysburg, OH. Friends may call at the Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, MI, Monday December 17, 2018, from 3 PM until the services at 7 PM. Pastor David Vinciguerra of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Petersburg, MI, will officiate. A private burial will take place at a later date in Pleasant View Cemetery, Petersburg, MI.


Born January 24, 1932, in Toledo, OH. Dorothy was the daughter of Vern and Mame (Kottke) Malosh. She was a 1949 Summerfield High School Graduate. She married Lyle Baker on April 7, 1951, in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Petersburg, MI. Lyle died May 22, 1996. She worked for Puralator, Petersburg, MI, as a lineworker for 10 yrs and a store clerk for 5 Points Grocery Store as a clerk for 17 yrs. She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Petersburg, MI, and held many roles there, whether it was on the Alter Guild, Esther Circle, Funeral Luncheons, Women of the Church, Vacation Bible School or visiting the local shut-ins. She was also fantastic at sewing.


Survivors include; children, Robert (Yvonne Dusa) Baker, Pamela (Fritz) Rudolph and grandchildren, Allison, Fritz and Marisa. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings, Vern Malosh Jr., Bernadine Himburg, Verna May Pozy and Audrey Parrish.


Memorial contributions can be made to: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Petersburg, MI.