Ronald Eugene BAKER

Son of 'Mom' and 'Pop' Baker, born August 30 1919, died peacefully on the night of March 12, 2014. Devoted and loving husband to Sara R Baker. Father to Rick (Jan) Baker, Terri (Hastings) Schmidt, and Cindy Melvin. Step-father to Joe Barbaria. Survived by many grand-children, great grandchildren, great- great grandchildren and nieces, nephews. Pre-deceased by his sisters, June, Doris, Olive, and Myrle, brother Chester, and grand-children Amanda, Julia, Michael and Ralphie. Ron is remembered by his friends and family as a strong, honest, and devoted family man. He was a veteran of World War II He had a lifelong vocation as a carpenter and cabinetmaker, and was an excellent woodworker. Ron loved his garden, fishing, camping, and driving his Cadillac. As a great father, he shared all those interests with his children. Our family camping trips will be lifelong memories. His and Sara's summer garden provided vegetables and flowers for the whole family year-round. He will be missed by many, but especially by his loving family. Ron and Sara lived in Fremont Ca. for many years, moving to Santa Rosa in 2010. There will be no services at his request.

Published Online in the Press Democrat from Mar. 30 to Mar. 31, 2014