Donald Eugene Baker

October 2, 1939April 5, 2018

Donald Eugene Baker, age 78, of Freedom, Indiana died Thursday evening (04/05/2018) at his residence. Born October 2, 1939 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Henry and Emma Marie (Shuping) Baker. Donald worked in building maintenance for several different companies through his life and retired from Hunter-Douglas in Colorado. He loved hunting and fishing and was a proud member of the Tennessee Squires and the Texas State Rifle Association, where he had a life-time membership. He served our country in both the U.S. Marines and the U.S. Air Force. Donald is survived by his three sons, Scott (Marsha) Baker, of Freedom, Indiana and Donald R. (Toni) Baker and Chris Baker, both of Indianapolis, his daughter, Dawn R. (Larry) Marr, of Tucson, Arizona, one sister, Sandy French, of Plainfield, Indiana, one nephew, Todd French, of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren, Nicole, Kim, Joey, Josh, Heather, Mandy and Samantha and twelve great-grandchildren, Miranda, Austin, Timothy, Izzabella, Caleb, Madison, Amanda, Alexis, Sylvia, Ashlyn, Taylor and Valyn. Donald was preceded in death by his parents, one granddaughter, Crystal Bowen and his brother, Allen Baker. A private family service will be held at the American Legion Post # 141 in Coal City, Indiana. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Legion Post # 141; 4188 Main St; Coal City, Indiana 47427


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Donald Eugene Baker

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Phyllis Baker

April 10, 2018

I'm so sorry for your loss, I know how much he meant to both of you. Time will heal the hurt, but, it will take awhile and we are here for you.