Deleen Marie Baker passed away after her battle with cancer on December 5, 2011, in the comfort of her West Linn home, surrounded by friends and family. She was born July 13, 1954, in Medford, Ore., to Delbert and Barbara Ross.

Deleen was a loving mother, impelling teacher and compassionate friend.

Deleen is survived by her husband of 28 years, Keith Baker; and sons, Seth and Bryce.

By Deleen's request, services will be for private family only. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that remembrances be sent to Legacy Hospice Services, P.O. 3426, Portland, OR 97208.