Renee T. Baker died Nov. 2, 2011, in Seattle. She was 58.
She was born Jan. 25, 1953, in Seattle and had lived in Enumclaw since 1982.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years Billy J. Baker; daughter Candy and husband Demetrios Mitalas; sisters Cheryl Alexander and Susan Malaspino of Las Vegas; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by parents Cherie Clay and Ranous Richey, son Randy Rommel and granddaughter Mercedes Johnson.
At her request no service is planned.
Donations in her name are suggested to a food bank or homeless shelter.
Arrangements were by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. All are invited to sign the online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.
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