May 16, 1931 Dec. 29, 2013
Joanne G. (Grattan) Baer, 82, Glen Hope, died Sunday. She was born in Madera, daughter of Leo and Vera (Walstrom) Grattan. She was married to the late Ralph Baer Jr. Surviving are four children: Daniel R., Diana L. Kephart, Ronald B., and Denise K. Williams; four grandchildren; and three siblings: Leo Grattan, Thomas Grattan and Peggy Jones. She was preceded in death by five siblings: Jim Grattan, Mae Connors, Dorothy Marcille, Patricia Smith and an infant sister. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday and from 9 until the 11 a.m. funeral service Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Kruise Funeral Home Inc., Madera.