Donald Baker

Donald E. Baker

SPRINGFIELD – Donald E. Baker, 79, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at his home.

He was born in Beecher City on November 5, 1933, to Jesse W. and Dorothy (Woods) Baker. He married Elva Louise Kueper on November 26, 1955, in Springfield.

Donald was a US Army veteran. He was formerly employed as an operating engineer with Local 965.

He is survived by his wife, Elva Louise; a brother, Dale Baker of Springfield; a sister, Lois Neal of Effingham; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, January 28, 2013, at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Visit www.vancilmurphy.com to offer your condolences.




Published in The State Journal-Register on Jan. 26, 2013