Mary Baker, 81, of North Little Rock died Saturday, May 18, 2013. She was born Aug. 9, 1931 in Juneau, Wis. to Edminnie and George Hartman, Sr.

She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in North Little Rock.

She was preceded in death by her son, Bruce Baker; parents; six brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors include her husband, John; sons, Fred Baker and wife Cindy, Paul Baker and wife Sharon, Peter Baker and wife Missy, John Baker, Jr. and wife Jessica, Chad Baker Kelly and Bill Baker and wife Wendy; daughters, Ann-Marie Baker, Kate Schuett, Chris Baker, Pat Wilkerson and husband Bobby, Theresa Forsyth, Blanche Matheny and husband Greg, Maggie Wilson and husband Ben, and Aggie Garner and husband Steve; 33 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m., today at Immaculate Conception Church, 7000 John F. Kennedy Blvd., North Little Rock.

The family requests memorials be made to Arkansas Hospice Foundation at 14 Parkstone Circle, North Little Rock, AR 72116, or at

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