Obituary for Michael G. Baker
Michael G. Baker, 58, of Bridgeport, Illinois passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018 at his residence. He was born August 10, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of John Edward and Yvonne (McCabe) Baker. He married Cheryl Rossow on December 20, 1980 and she survives.
Michael worked in maintenance at Louis Bakery for 16 years. He coached football, umpired baseball and softball, as well as refereed volleyball. His memberships included the Moose and the Knights of Columbus. He was a very generous man, who always put others first.
Preceding him in death were his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Cheryl; one son, Jack Richard Baker and wife, Samantha, of Glendale Heights, Illinois; two daughters, Christine Louise Baker of Glendale Heights, Illinois and Franziska Rang of Hamburg, Germany; two brothers, Edward Baker of Napa, California and Terrence Baker and wife, Diane, of New Lenox, Illinois; two sisters, Carol Fox of Midlothian, Illinois and Joanne Rupprecht and husband, Paul, of Denver, Colorado; and one grandchild, Olivia Baker.
Michael’s wishes were to be cremated with no formal services. The family invites you to join ‘A Celebration of the Life of Michael Baker’ Facebook group www.facebook.com/groups/2023774171196186/ to share memories and pictures; as well as join them for a toast to Michael’s life on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Michael’s memory may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois is in charge of the arrangements.
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Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Michael G Baker August 10 1959 March 31 2018.SOURCE
Death notice for the town of: Lawrenceville, state: IL