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Jovena F. Baker
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Obituary for Jovena F. Baker

Jovena F. Baker, 73, of Lafayette passed away peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, January 7, 2018 at her home.

She was born on November 2, 1944 in Lafayette to the late Harry and Nora Mae Lockard Morinskey.

On December 3, 1960, Jovena was married to Donald Baker, Sr. at the Salvation Army Church in Lafayette.

Jovena was a homemaker and enjoyed needlework, sewing, baking, watching soap operas, reading, solving puzzles, and most importantly spending time with her family.

Surviving with her husband, Donald Baker, Sr. of Lafayette are her children, Dorothy L. Clifton (Don Geller), Donald Baker, Jr., and Spencer Lee Baker, all of Lafayette and her siblings, John Morinskey of Lafayette and Mary Rose Evans of Michigan. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Charles "C.J." Clifton III and Sabrina Ann Clifton and her great grandchild, Rilee Marie Clifton.

A Memorial Service will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Fisher Funeral Chapel, Lafayette with Jonathan Fisher officiating. A Visitation will be held one hour prior at 5 p.m. Burial will be held at Spring Vale Cemetery at a later date.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Fisher Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services - Lafayette

914 Columbia
Lafayette, IN 47901





6:00 PM
Fisher Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services - Lafayette

914 Columbia
Lafayette, IN 47901

Memorial Contribution

Susan G. Komen

Dept. 41831
P.O. Box 650309
Dallas, Texas 75265

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