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Donald J. Baker, Sr.

March 14, 1935 - June 30, 2012

Donald J. Baker, Sr., age 77 of Willow Springs, IL at rest Saturday, June 30, 2012 at the Fairview Care Center in Joliet, IL. Born March 14, 1925 in Hurley, VA, the son of the late Walter and Pearl Baker.

Beloved father of Cindy Milligan, Donald “Donnie” (Sally) Baker, Jr., Burton “Bucky” (Lana) Baker, and the late Timothy “Tim” Baker. Cherished grandfather of Jonathan, Ashley, Timothy and Claire. Retired from Fisher Body in Willow Springs, IL after 25 years of service. In Don’s spare time he enjoyed fishing.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Chosen Arrow Ministry at Friendship Baptist Church, 15801 S. Route 59, Plainfield, IL 60544.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Plainfield, Illinois 60544

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