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Marion M. Baker, 92, of Sioux City, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018.

Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Online condolences may be directed to

Marion was born the daughter of Estella (Meyer) and Floyd DeLong on Jan. 9, 1926, in O’Neill, Neb.

She married Samuel Baker on June 16, 1949, in O’Neill. They made their home in Sioux City for 57 years. Sam died in 2006.

Marion worked for Western Union for three years until she married. She then became a homemaker and seamstress for her family and the Siouxland community.

She enjoyed sewing, quilting and embroidering. She liked to spend time with her family, attend her grandchildren’s activities and entertain at her home. She cherished her family fishing trips to Minnesota each summer with Sam and the kids.

Marion was a member of the First United Methodist church, PEO, and A&M Women’s Circle.

Marion is survived by three children, Richard (Kristen) Baker of Castle Pines, Colo., Barbara (Tim) Schiller Stevens of Divide, Colo., and Marilyn Scott of Sioux City; one brother, Dean (Ila) DeLong of Lincoln, Neb.; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one infant son, Robert Allan; and one son-in-law, Jim Scott.

The family would like to thank the staff at The Heritage at Northern Hills, Hospice of Siouxland and niece, Ellen Ayers for their wonderful care.

Loving wife, mother, sister, grandparent, great-grandparent, aunt and friend. She will be missed by so many.

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