The daughter of Jesse Melvin McMILLAN and Kathryn Clair THURSTON, she married Raymond Herman BAAKE. Information is from her death certificate (St. Clair Co., #147) and personal knowledge of my greataunt.
Although she had no children of her own, Aunt Net was beloved by her nieces and nephew as well as their children:
Her obituary, Jan 29, 1987 (Source unknown): "Jeannette Baake, nee McMillan, 83, of O'Fallon, died Wednesday, Jan 28, 1987, at Memorial Hospital.
She was a secretary for Hill Printing Company, a member of First Baptist Church of O'Fallon, Charter Member of Washington Park Baptist Church, and the Golden Agers.
Preceding her in death was her husband, Raymond Baake, parents, Jesse Melvin and Kate Clair, nee Thurston, McCmillan; two brothers and four sisters.
Surviving are a sister, Mrs. Jessie Lucille Bennett; nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Kurrus Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Meyer officiating. Burial will be in Valhall Gardens of Memory.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of O'Fallon, IL."