Obituary: Christine Anne Baker

A Rosary will be said at St. Teresa Church 7 p.m. Sunday for longtime Carson City resident Christine Anne Baker.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church on Lompa Lane. A reception will follow the graveside service.

Mrs. Baker died June 19, 2003 at Washoe Medical Center in Reno after an eight-year battle with cancer. She was born Jan. 12, 1944 in Spokane, Wash. to Stewart and Maryjane Hangaver Simonson. She was 59.

She married Thomas Baker on Nov. 26, 1966 in Pocatello, Idaho, when both were seniors at Idaho State University.

The Bakers moved to Carson City in 1977 from Sacramento.

Mrs. Baker was a teacher's aide and a special education teacher for the Carson City School District since 1978.

She was a member of St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church and P.E.O. Chapter N.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Among her survivors are her husband of 36 years; daughter, Theresa Eidukas, of Seattle; sons Tom "Rob" of Carson City and John of San Pedro, Calif.; sister Mary Caravalho of Riverside, Calif.; brothers John Simonson of Palo Alto, Calif., Dan Simonson of Spokane and Bill Simonson of Fresno, Calif.; one granddaughter Annette Eidukas of Seattle; and 12 nieces and nephews.

Donations in her name may be made to the Carson-Tahoe Hospital Cancer Treatment Center building fund, in care of the Carson-Tahoe Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 2168 Carson City, NV 89702.

FitzHenry's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment