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Elizabeth Ann Minear-Baker

Elizabeth Ann Minear-Baker

Our sweet angel Elizabeth Ann Minear-Baker laid herself down and went with her Lord on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 11:25 a.m. She was born in Rock Island, IL on July 26, 1989 a daughter of Edwin Lee and Stacie (Ballard) Minear, Sr. On June 18, 2016, she married Bradley M. Baker and he survives.
DeDee as she was called by her family and friends, was a loving mother, excellent house wife, devoted friend, beautiful and kind daughter and sister. She was 2008 graduate of Quincy High School and attended John Wood Community College for two years. She attended The Crossing and was a member and speaker for Care Net.

Her love, her beauty, and her charm will be sorely missed by all who knew her. DeDee's smile captured the whole room, her laughter made your day and her beauty stopped people in their tracks. Her Mom, Stacie knows that DeDee would want her to let everyone know that "she loved you all, and to please remember our happy times". Stacie "is proud to have given the world the pleasure of our daughter, if only for a minute. Please remember her for the amazing woman she was. We will miss you Baby Girl!"

In addition to her husband Bradley, survivors include her children, Elijah, Cameron, Wyatt and her baby Frankie William Baker who was due in June and who died with his Mom on Saturday.
Her mother and step father, Stacie and Randy Sparks; her step-mother, Cheryl Minear Hester; her grandparents, Bill (Georgian) Ballard, and Judy Sparks. Mother and father-in-law, Mike and Jill Baker;

Siblings, Matthew (Julia) Ballard; Marcus (Amanda) Ballard; Eddie Minear, Jr.; Mick Minear; Royal and Missy Minear; Dawn Bryner;Sabreena (Todd) Dusenberry; Brandy Dean Harper; Dawn Michelle Bryner; a sister-in-law, Abby (Jeremy) Baker-Hively;
Nieces and nephews, Matt Ballard, II; Miah Ballard; Destiny and Addisun Ballard; Jaiden Minear; Kayle and Ashley Minear; Blake and Megan Dusenberry; Dean and Hannah Harper; Kelsey Bryner; Keenan Shorter; Ben Baker, Hayden and Paige Hively; Ameria and Alonzo Rashad; Blake, Cora and Olivia Oshner. Her cousins, Aubrey Gordan, Jeremy Minear; Sean Minear; Larry Bital; Christopher, Lauren and Neeva Ballard; Devin (Liz) Oshner; Abbie Oshner; Derek Oshner;
Aunts and Uncles: Victor (Sherrie) Oshner; Steve (Lisa) Ballard; Bea Minear; Kenny Minear; Chuck Minear; Bob (Cheryl) Cravens; Jerry Minear; Daryl (Sally) Ballard; Geri (Bill) Hale; Sharon (Jim) Otto; Bill (Michelle) Keck; and John (Pam) Keck. Her best friends, Jessica Cross; Abbie Oshner and Megan Altgilbers survive along with numerous other friends and family members.

She was preceded in death by her father, Edwin L. Minear, Sr.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home by Mike Steinkamp. Interment will be in Greenmount Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Family to be used as they wish.

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From:
Your Best Friend
quincy, IL
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I love you Dedee... My love to all the family...
From:
Tracy Disselhorst
Quincy, IL
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Sending prayers to the family. Deedee was a Sweet Heart and always made me laugh. You will be Missed by all. Prayers to her kids. Love Mama D. ! 💕
From:
Vickie J Griffin Glasgow
Moline, IL
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Love you little girl, may your wings take you where you want now. Where there is no more pain or sorrows just love, joy and your dad and grandparents. Love us all from afar and watch over your boys till everyone can meet again❤️ Love you my niece forever and ever Love Aunt Vickie
Love and prayers to all the family members.
From:
Someone that loves you dearly
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I'll always love you. I appreciate everything you were there for me. Wish I could of been there for you to let you know I loved you.. You knew.. That's all that get me through this. Thoughts and positive vibes are with the family. Thanks for being the best and most loyal friend I've ever had...
From:
Cindy Jones-Davies
Jim Thorpe, PA
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My heart is with you Stacie, Randy and family. I am so so sorry. Sending you all the love and prayers that I have. Truly devastating. May God wrap you in his arms and comfort you.
I love you
Cindy
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Joanne (Fred)
Rock Island, IL
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Am so sorry for this loss. She will be missed by everyone. Prayers and thoughts for Stacie and all of her family.
From:
Joanne (Fred)
Rock Island, IL
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Am so sorry for you loss. She will be missed by everyone. Thoughts and prayers for Stacie and her family.
From:
Marla Boden-Williford
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Stacie, I am so, so sorry for your loss. Thoughts are with you.
From:
Janice
Quncy, IL
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The earth has lost such a bright & beautiful soul! My heart is breaking for her and for all who loved her! Seeing her ALWAYS brightened my day ~ I couldn't help being in a happy mood after getting to visit with DeDee, not matter the mood before. I'm so very sorry for her family & loved ones. May God shine His Light, Comfort & Peace on you all. 💔❤
From:
Teri mayhugh
Rock Island, IL
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DeeDee RIP you Beautiful Angel. You was a Beautiful person. I only met you a couple times and you was always sweet. God bless you and your baby. RIP . I'm praying for you and your family. Hugs to your family.
From:
Katie
Rock island, IL
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I'm so sorry for the husband and children and that unborn baby. Prayers that comfort somehow finds you and wraps its arms around you all. ❤
From:
Barb Harris
Davenport, IA
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Such a beautiful soul, she and her son will be in good hands with Jesus and her hero-her loving father Ed. So very sad tho for the loved ones she leaves behind my prayers and love go out to all of them.
From:
Karen Gardner
Quincy, IL
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My heart is breaking for each and every one of you. Such a sweet and beautiful young life gone too soon. May she rest in peace.
From:
Brittney Welch
Quincy, IL
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Praying for you all in this very difficult time. I have some great childhood memories of me and Dee Dee. She was an amazing mother and friend to everyone. She will be missed dearly.
From:
Mandy Nutt
Quincy, IL
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My thoughts and prayers go out to you Dee Dee, as well as your family, Jessica and Megan. I'm so so sorry. :(
From:
Colby Dedert
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Just want to say that's a beautifully written obituary. Can't thank this family and specifically Elizabeth for all the love over the years. Love and peace to all of you!
From:
Eric stratman
Quincy, IL
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I taught Elizabeth during her Jr High years. Always enjoyed her and her brother. Such a shame to be gone so soon
From:
Adrianna danner
West rock island, IL
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Prayer's to the minear family I'm so sorry she will truly be missed my heart goes out to u guys and I hope she's happy now and she's at peace such a tragic and sad event gone to soon but will never be forgotten
From:
Brittney Yates
Quincy, IL
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DeDee was a co worker and dear friend for many years. We had a lot of good laughs together. I am very sorry to hear her journey has ended. And wish all family and friends love and support through this unfortunate tragedy.
From:
Jolynn Hibbert Reardon
Cameron, MO
Comments:
So sorry to hear of your loss Stacie, she definitely looked like you. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
From:
A childhood friend
Davenport, IA
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Im so sorry for your loss! She will be missed by so very many!!!!
Fly high my dear friend until we meet again!
Ik you are in a better place where there is no sadness or pain or suffering!
R.I.P. DeDee
From:
Ginster family
QUINCY, IL
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You always had such a quick beautiful smile when ever we ran into you ..RIP sweet girl you will be missed. May the family find peace and comfort in your memories .
From:
Dan engholm , George herring
Milan, IL
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We are both so sorry for your loss praying for the family
From:
Josh & Sarah Foster (Rockhold)
Quincy, IL
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Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. So very sorry for your loss
From:
Becky ( Jan's daughter)
LaPorte, IN
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Brad / children, this really has broken my heart to hear of this.I've known her since you became neighbors w/ my mother.I just don't know how to respond because my heart goes out to you all.I'm sooo sorry,..
From:
Sabrina
Quincy, IL
Comments:
Such a beautiful person. Going to be missed. Praying for family and friends.