Betty J. Baker, 81, of Platteville died on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 at her home. Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Platteville. Rev. Faustino Ruiz officiated. Burial will be at Whig Cemetery. Friends called from 4–7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Melby-Bendorf Funeral Home and Crematory in Platteville. A parish scripture wake service was held at 3:45 p.m. Friends also call from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the church. Memorials may be made to the Betty J. Baker Memorial Fund. Online condolences can be made at www.melbyfh.com.
Complete obiturary is in the January 16, 2013 issue of The Platteville Journal.