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Edgar A. Baker

October 19, 1936 - February 07, 2013

In the early evening of Thursday, February 7th, 2013 Edgar Baker peacefully slipped from the confines of this physical world to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He is now happily reunited with his brother, Kenny, and his father and mother, Sam and Gertrude Baker. A lover of life, Ed enjoyed fishing for bass in Minnesota, traveling on mission trips down south with his wife Bev in their RV, visiting family and friends in Illinois, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Virginia, and following his favorite baseball team - the Chicago White Sox.
He is survived by his loving wife, Bev; four children whom he adored: Rick Baker of Annandale, MN, Liz (John) Schoppe of Batavia, IL, Becky (Ed) Hyatt of Naperville, IL and Dan (Maria) Bakker of Williamsburg, VA; sixteen beautiful grandkids; and two adorable great-grandsons; his sisters, Betty (Cliff) Stahl of Albert Lea, MN and Bonnie (Joe) Schaefer of Wisconsin Dells, WI; his sister-in-law, Beryl Halldorson of Scandia, MN; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
"Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the House of the Lord forever. Ps. 23"

Funeral Information

Friends and family are invited to gather for visitation on Tuesday, February 12, 4:00 until 8:00 PM at the Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, corner of Rts. 30 & 59, Plainfield. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, February 13, at 11:00 AM at the Compass Church located at 1551 East Hobson Rd, Naperville, IL 60540. A private family interment will be at the Naperville Cemetery, Naperville, IL.

Donations Information

For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Edís life, memorials to RVICS,1800 S.E. 4th St, Smithville, TX 78957 Glory Baptist Church, 28053 W 360th Ave, Aitkin, MN 56431 or Compass Church would be greatly appreciated.

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