Debra Sue Baker

Debra Sue Baker was born April 3, 1959, in Cortez, Colo., the daughter of Paul and Jeanette (Dunn) Dean. She passed away at her Mancos home on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at age 55.

Debra graduated from Mancos High School. She was a waitress at numerous establishments. Debra was a member of Eastern Star and loved to collect pig figurines. She was very family-oriented.

Surviving Debra are her children, Gary Baker, William Baker, and Brandi Bundy of Mancos; parents, Paul and Jeanette Dean of Cortez; siblings, Danny Dean and wife, Yvonne, of El Paso, Texas, Sharon Higgins of Phoenix, and Paula Sender and husband, Rueben of Overbrook, Kan.; and her ex-husband, Douglas Baker of Mancos. She was preceded in death by son Paul Baker.

Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held. Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home. For information, click on the obituaries at