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Doratt Baker 1942-2013

Doratt Baker

Doratt Baker, 71, passed away Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013.

Ms. Baker will lie in state from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Panhandle.

Doratt was born Aug. 15, 1942 in Moorhead, Iowa to George and Hilda Vandivort. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Panhandle. A loving mother and grandmother, she was most proud to be a great grandmother.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Paul Baker; brothers, Frank and John Vandivort; and sister, Thelma Dunkenson.

Survivors include her daughters, Myra Baker and her significant other, Don Weber of Lemars, Iowa, Paula Duckett and her significant other, Jimmy Castilleja of Panhandle; brother, George Vandivort and his wife, Carol of Mapleton, Iowa; sister, Roberta Baker and her husband, Don of Omaha, Ark.; two grandchildren, Emily and Kelly Duckett; one great-grandson, Isaiah Haines; numerous nieces and nephews and a host of extended family.