×

Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home

6424 Winchester Road, Fort Wayne, IN

OBITUARY

Jacob G. "Jerry" Baker

August 15, 1934August 14, 2020
Play Tribute Movie

Jacob G. "Jerry" Baker, 85, of Fort Wayne passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020. Jacob was born August 15, 1934 in Lafayette, Indiana, a son of the late Jacob F. and Hazel L. (Jones) Baker. He graduated from Pine Village High School and then Purdue University. He later received a Master's degree from Indiana University. He spent his career teaching at Jimtown, South Side, and Northrop High Schools and also at Saint Francis College. He taught many subjects but Astronomy was his real passion. He was a member of the Lion's Club and in his free time, Jerry enjoyed sitting near the pond, gardening, and traveling with family. Surviving family members include his daughters, Cheryl (Jim) Schultz and Karen Duncan; son, Steve (Deanna) Baker; grandchildren, Lindsay and Riley Schultz, Matt (Alex) and Lauren Duncan, and Mallory and Alex Baker; and sister, Marilyn (Ken) Peacock. Besides his parents, he was preceded in passing by his wife, Peggy Baker in July of 2019; and brothers, Jonathon and James Baker. A funeral service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Rd., Fort Wayne with visitation beginning at 4:00 p.m. Burial will be 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Concord Cemetery, Lafayette. Memorials may be made to the Lion's Club.

  • DONATIONS

  • Lion's Club

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, August 19, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Wednesday, August 19, 2020

  • Final Resting Place: Concord Cemetery

    Thursday, August 20, 2020

Memories

Jacob G. "Jerry" Baker

have a memory or condolence to add?

ADD A MEMORY
Cheryl Schultz

August 19, 2020

Karen Duncan

August 19, 2020

Karen Duncan

August 17, 2020

I will miss you. Always in my heart

Deanna Baker

August 17, 2020

Deanna Baker

August 17, 2020

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Learn more about the Baker name

VISIT ANCESTRY.COM