Raymond Joseph Baker
September 14, 2021
Raymond was born June 23, 1950, to Ina and Delore Baker and was the youngest of 11 siblings. Raymond was proud to be a reliable American dairy farmer. He was a member of the Michigan Milk Producers Association and the National Farmers Organization. He loved to share his knowledge of agriculture and helped many 4-H youth with their gardening and farming interests.
Raymond is survived by his brother Donald (Jean) Kenosha, Wisconsin, and John (Sandra) Cedartown, Georgia; sister-in-law, Kathleen Baker, Kimball, Wisconsin, and Donald George, Rogers, Minnesota, as well as multiple generations of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ina and Delore; siblings and in-laws Gladys (Leroy) Jacquart, Gordon (Marilyn) Baker, Geraldine (Sylvester) Walcheske, Richard Baker, Roger Baker, James (Audrey) Baker, Delores George and Robert Baker, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A private family service will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, at Lakeside Memorial Chapel in Wakefield, followed by a celebration of life luncheon at Sharon's Coffee Company in Hurley, Wisconsin, that will be open for all to attend starting at 1 p.m.