Diane M. Baker, 70, of Belvidere, died Wednesday, October 16, 2013, in her home from a lengthy illness. She was born on October 6, 1943 in Belvidere; the daughter of Herbert and Caroline (Kamholz) Brockman. She was married to Roger J. Baker in Belvidere on July 22, 1967. She was employed as a Travel Agent for Globetrotter Travel. Diane was a member of St. John United Church of Christ. She enjoyed traveling with her husband and putting puzzles together. Diane graduated from Belvidere High School and Weaver Airline School. She is survived by her children, Kris (Bob) Macrowski, Darcey (Tim) Kendall, both of Belvidere; and Phil (Mary) Baker, Loves Park, IL; 3 grandchildren, Brett, Kevin and Dalton; a great-grandson, Maxwell, and a sister, Becky Frost, Harvard, IL. Diane is preceded in death by parents, husband and a brother Dennis Brockman.
Memorials to the Church or Alzheimer’s Association 1111 S. Alpine Rd. Suite 307, Rockford, IL 61108
Funeral services 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 19, 2013 in Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Funeral Home, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue. The Rev. Muriel Morley Jahns, pastor of St. John United Church in Christ, officiating. Burial in Highland Garden of Memories. Visitation 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Saturday with services following.