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Barbara Ann Shurmard Baker
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1938
East Saint Louis
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 2011
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA

Barbara Ann Barker, nee Shumard, 73, of Belleville, Ill., formerly of Collinsville, Ill., born March 31, 1938, in East St. Louis, Ill., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 at her residence surrounded by her family and friends.

Barbara was a homemaker. She was a wonderful mom and momo, she was loved and respected. She will be forever missed by her family.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Paul D. "Toby" Barker Sr.; parents, Frank and Sophie, nee Kilcauski, Shumard; and half brother, Gene Shumard;

Surviving are her four children, Donna (Cal) Redden of Belleville, Ill., Paul D. Barker Jr., of Belleville, Ill., Michael Barker of Belleville, Ill., and Judy (Michael) Treece of Belleville, Ill.; five grandchildren, Jason Lamar of Belleville, Ill., Tonya Licker-Lamar of Belleville, Ill., Michael Treece Jr., of Belleville, Ill., Angela Barker of Belleville, Ill., and Amanda Treece of Belleville, Ill.; special angels, Nicole and Kyle; half sisters, Becky, Nita and Carolyn; numerous great-grandchildren; also survived by many cousins, family and friends.

Memorials in Barbara's memory may be made to the BJC Hospice programs, 1 Professional Drive, Suite 180, Alton Ill. 62002, Online condolences may be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, at the Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, at the funeral home. Interment will be held in the Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, Ill.

Published in Belleville News-Democrat from September 11 to September 12, 2011

Valhalla Gardens of Memory and Mausoleum
St. Clair County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Norma Jones
Record added: Sep 12, 2011
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Barbara Ann <i>Shurmard</i> Baker
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- Norma Jones
 Added: Sep. 12, 2011

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