Shirlee A. Baker (nee Raczak)

December 2, 1943 ~ November 19, 2021 (age 77)

Obituary Image


Age 77, late of Hegewisch, passed away Friday, November 19, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Kenneth F. Baker. Loving mother of Timothy Baker and Tom (Michelle) Baker. Shirlee took most joy in being a “Busia” to her grandkids: Davette, Matthew, Thomas "Choochie", Johnny, Samantha and Kenny. Kind sister of Ronald (Barbara) Raczak and Jerry (Joan) Raczak. Loving sister-in-law of Donald (Barbara) Baker and Larry (Shirley) Baker. Dear aunt and cousin of many. Preceded in death by parents: Mathew and Josephine Raczak. Shirlee was a proud member of the Daughters of Isabella #859 and was a lifelong parishioner of St. Florian.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandkids and bus trips with her friends.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Ste. 1210, Chicago, IL 60601 in her name. 

With respect to State of Illinois Guidelines, social distancing and face masks that cover the mouth and nose are required upon entry at the funeral home and church (face masks will not be provided by the funeral home or church).

To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Shirlee A. Baker (nee Raczak), please visit our Tree Store.


You can still show your support by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Shirlee A. Baker (nee Raczak)
© 2022 Opyt Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility