In memory of
Noreen Baker, age 94, passed away peacefully at her home in Prescott, Arizona, on February 6, 2021. She was born in Wallace, Nebraska, to Gerald and Hazel Conneally, and resided on the family farm until moving to California at the age of 19. There, she attended Fullerton Community College before obtaining employment at Hunt Foods, where she met and married James (Jim) Shelby Baker. They resided most of their life in Fullerton and Placentia. They celebrated 66 years of marriage before Jim's passing in 2016. Noreen was an active member of Alta Vista Country Club, where she enjoyed playing golf and bridge. When not fishing at a vacation home in Bullhead City, Arizona, or playing golf or bridge, Noreen enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, Ryan and Collin Baker, and Tyler Valenti. In 2016, Noreen moved from Placentia to Prescott, Arizona, to be closer to her children. Noreen is survived by her daughters Cathy Luna and Lynn Valenti (Prescott, AZ) and her son Brad Baker (Cave Creek, AZ). Funeral services will be held in Prescott. She will be placed to rest next to Jim at Loma Vista Cemetery, Fullerton.
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