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Margaret T. "Marge" (Lukich) Baker, 83, of Rockford, passed away on September 14th, 2017, at Alden Debes. She was born February 28th, 1934, in Clinton WI; the daughter of George and Pierre (Somodi) Lukich. She married Richard Baker on December 22nd, 1951, in Rockton, IL. She was employed as a young lady at Patrick Air Force Base working for Northrop Aviation in Florida, Amrock (Rockford), Goldblatt's (Rockford) and finally a 20 year career at Rock Valley College in charge of Payroll. She was a member of Rock Church. She loved working in her yard, especially her flower gardens.

She is survived by her children; Randy (Bonnie) of Las Vegas, NV, Gary (Tiffany Calgaro) and Valerie (Adam) Boomgarden both of Rockford; grandchildren, Micah (Tena), Luke (Gabby), Daniel (Adriana), Chase (Megan), Jordan, Jacquie (Joe); and many great- grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Richard; son Perry Baker; grandson Joshua; and granddaughter Angel.

Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in Rockton Township Cemetery, 600 West St., Rockton, IL 61072, with Pastor Joe Militello officiating. In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials to be made to Northern Illinois Hospice, 4215 Newburg Rd, Rockford, IL 61108.

Condolences & Shared Memories (2)

  1. Dan and Carol Shoudy

    Dearest Valerie,Gary,Randy and families, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother Marge. She was a wonderful friend and neighbor when we lived on Twelfth street. We were recalling some good times we had back in the day. Sorry we were not able to go to the services. We would have loved to seen all of you. If your ever out our way come and see us. With our love, Dan ,Carol,Candy andDanny Shoudy

  2. Nancy Sanders

    I worked at RVC with Marge for many years. I could always go to her for advice. Great lady.


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