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JAMES DALE BAKER, 76 ROSCOE - James Dale Baker, 76, of Roscoe died Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Born December 29, 1937, in Seneca, WI to Roscoe Edwin Baker and Mary Kathleen Davis. A graduate of Harlem High School. Self-employed as a carpenter. Married Edna Irene Scudder on July 12, 1959, in the home of Pastor Leonard Marsa in Rockford. James enjoyed woodworking, gardening, and fishing with his family. Survivors include son, James (Wendi) Baker; daughter, Dawn (John) Skupien; grandchildren, Jason, Matthew, Abbey, Curtis, Elizabeth, Payton, Forest; great- grandchildren, CJ, Eli; brothers, Gerald (Elaine) Baker, Ed (Sally) Baker, and Tom Baker. Predeceased by his wife, Edna; and sister, Mary Ann Seymour. A special thank you to Matt and the caregivers of Northern Illinois Hospice, and Uncle Tom for his loving dedication to our father. Burial in Roscoe Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Northern Illinois Hospice, 4215 Newburg Road, Rockford, IL 61108. Honquest Family Funeral Homes with Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Road, Loves Park, is honored to have assisted the family. To share a memory or condolence please visit www.honquestfh.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from July 31 to Aug. 1, 2014
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