Obituary of Mildred Baker
Mildred "Millie" Mary Baker was born on August 11, 1925 in Albion Township to Edward J. and Mathilda (Seidl) Sellner. She grew up in Sleepy Eye and attended Country School and St. Mary's Catholic School. After school she worked at AJ Pietrus and Sons Produce until her first marriage. Mildred married Vincent Smith on January 17, 1950. The couple moved to St. James where she worked for S.T. Industries and retired after 41 years. Millie married Lyle E. Baker on April 13, 1963 in New Ulm, MN. She was formerly a member of St. James Catholic Church and currently of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sleepy Eye, the CCW, Christian Mothers and a charter member of the Eagles Auxiliary. Millie enjoyed embroidery, baking and fishing.
She is survived by her son, James (Bunny)) Smith of Sartell, MN, granddaughters, Robin (Jeff) Rabey of Prior Lake, Bobbi Jo (Ryan) Nash of Shakopee, 5 great grandchildren, Beau and Luke Rabey and Jackson, Carter and Taylor Nash, 8 brothers and sisters. She was preceded in death by her parents, both husbands and 6 brothers and sisters.