Edward F. Baker Jr.

Baker, Edward F. Jr.
86, of Mesa, AZ. passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at Banner Desert Medical Center. He was born December 8, 1927 in Rochester, NY. Mr. Baker was retired Master Sergeant with the US Army, with more than 20 years of service, serving in WWII and the Korean Conflict. He was a 20 year volunteer teacher for Mesa Public Schools including Mesa Community College, where he taught German. Edward met his wife, Gisela in Germany and had been married for 57 years. He is survived by his wife and his adopted family, Bill and Chae Binder and their two children: Michelle and William Jr. He is preceded in death by his parents. In lieu of flowers the fami
ly is requesting contributions in Edwards name to the , 5333 N. 7th Street Ste. B212, Phoenix, AZ 85014. Visitation for Mr. Baker will be
held on Friday, April 4, 2014, from 3:00 to 5 PM, at Affordable Cremation and Burial, 1130 S. Horne, Mesa, AZ. 85204 (480) 833-1716.
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Published in The Arizona Republic on Apr. 2, 2014