Obituaries of Barb (Scheetz) Baker-Lane

Barb Baker in 1990

Barb Baker in 1990 at the New London High School Class of 1970 20th class reunion, video capture from videotape taken at the reunion.

Barb and the Scheetz family left New London when we were in junior high school. She had been in our class since kindergarten. When the phone company began moving many people out of town in the mid-1960s, the Scheetz family was one of those affected.

The photo on the right was her 1959 school picture at New London

Barb in 1959

Originally published in The Hawk Eye, Thursday, November 24th, 2011
Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA

Barbara Baker-Lane, 1951 — 2011

Barbara Jean Baker-Lane, 59, of O'Fallon, Missouri, died Sunday, November 20, 2011, in Lake St. Louis, Missouri.

Born December 13, 1951, in Burlington (Iowa), she was the daughter of John W. and Marjorie E. (Calloway) Scheetz.

Ms. Baker-Lane was a member of International Association of Turtles, Inc. She enjoyed games, playing cards and collecting turtles.

Survivors include her longtime companion, Robert Baker; one sister, Patricia Guerra; one brother, John Scheetz II; two stepchildren; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Baue Funeral Home in O'Fallon.

The funeral for Ms. Baker-Lane will be at noon Saturday at Baue Funeral Home Chapel in O'Fallon.

Memorials have been established for Women's Shelter in Warrenton, Missouri, and Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital.


Barb Baker-Lane

The photograph of Barb Baker-Lane published with her obituary in Missouri.

Originally published at Baue Tributes.
November 2011

Barbara Jean Baker-Lane

December 13, 1951 — November 20, 2011
O'Fallon, Missouri

Baker-Lane, Barbara Jean (nee: Scheetz), of O'Fallon, Missouri, died on Sunday, November 20, 2011 at the age of 59. dear daughter of the late John W. and Marjorie E. Scheetz; dear wife of Gordon D. Lane who proceeded her in death, dearest spouse of Robert C. Baker; dear sister of Patricia Ann (Juan) Guerra and John W. (Carrie) Scheetz II; dear aunt of Cynthia Ann Lehman, Jose A. Guerra, William D. Guerra, Zachary A. Scheetz, Nicole L. Scheetz, Kristin A. Lane, Gordon D. Lane and Christopher M. Lane; dear step-mom of 2. Barbara was loved by many other family and friends.

Barbara loved games, playing cards, collecting turtles and was a member of the Ancient and Honorable Order of Turtles.

Honorary pallbearers are Zachary A. Scheetz, Nicole L. Scheetz, Gordon D. Lane, Christopher M. Lane, Henry S. Zachritz, Mike Michaud.

Memorials may be made to Women's Shelter in Warrenton or Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital.


Other photographs published with her obituary:

Barb with Flowers Obituary Photo Barb and her sister, Patty

Barb with her sister, Patty

Tiger 1970 Yearbook

Rev. 2015