Lillian Jane Baker was born on March 19, 1941. Lillian was born to Drew and Ann (Henn) Baker in the Bronx, NY. She attended and graduated from high school in New York. She was united in marriage to Gerhard “Jerry” Strzyzewski on July 27, 1963. In 1972 Lillian moved to South Dakota. She was employed by Midcontinent for twenty-eight years.
Lillian was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. She loved all children and was like a second mother to many. She knitted mittens for Headstart kids and scarves for Special Olympic children. She was an avid Mah Jongg player, and liked playing cards, bingo and working on puzzles. Also, she enjoyed bus trips with friends. If you met Lillian you loved her.
Grateful for sharing her life are Mike and Cindy Titze, Hayden, Laney and Tegan of Mitchell; Jack and Ronna Schaefer and their children: Kim, Shannon, Suzanne and John and many more of her dear friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.