Shirley Rae Baker

Shirley Rae Baker, 60, of Puyallup, died Feb. 25, 2015.

She was born Aug. 9, 1954, in Alexandria, Minn., to Harold and Phyllis Beltz. She was devoted to her church and passionate about her career as a teacher. She loved kayaking, visiting the beach, camping and taking road trips. She took pleasure in crocheting, writing poetry and gardening, but, most of all, she loved being a mother and spending time with her family.

Services are by Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. All may sign the online guest book at