Marilyn May’Lee Baker was born April 17, 1953 in Rifle, Colo. She died Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at her home in Grand Junction, Colo.
Marilyn grew up and went to school in Meeker, Colo., and Omega, Okla. After the passing of her parents, she was raised by her Uncle Jesse and Aunt Lilly Ross in Meeker, where she finished high school.
As an adult she worked at The Valley Motel for about 20 years.
She loved being a mom and raised her son, Kenneth, in Meeker.
She is survived by: a son, Kenneth A. Baker; three brothers, Harold Linn (Janine) Baker, Allen LeRoy (Tina) Baker), and Jesse Kenneth (Kassie) Baker. She is also survived by five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be held in Grand Junction at Heart of Junction, 755 North 4th St. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: She Has a Name Foundation, 755 North 4th St., Grand Junction Colo. 81501