Janet Gillette Seekins Baker
1936 — 2022
Jan passed away February 23, 2022, in Helena after extended illness. She was born September 9, 1936, in Great Falls to Norman Gillette & Holdine "Kay" Krueger Gillette. Joining her big sister Jean, the girls were raised in Belt. Jan earned a degree in Bacteriology with a minor in Biochemistry from Montana State College in Bozeman (now MSU), graduating suma cum laude in 1957. She worked in veterinary research & diagnostic laboratory work in both Pullman WA and in Bozeman MT. Her only child, daughter Laura, was born in 1962 while in Pullman. During her years in the Gallatin Valley, Jan was active in Eastern Star, raising horses, hosting international students from MSU, and working with...