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April 9, 2020

2/1/2020 7:30:00 AM
Richard "Bud" Baker

Richard "Bud" Baker, age 75, a resident of Sugar Camp, passed away on Monday, Nov. 25, 2019 at Seasons of Life. He was born in Marenisco, Mich. on May 27, 1944 to Richard and Nellie Baker. Bud was an avid deer hunter.

Bud was preceeded in death by his brothers: Jerry Baker, Gordon "Sonny" Baker; sister: Iris Perala; son: Richard D. Baker the third; daughter: Kristina Baker; nieces: Ellie Krueger and Julie Baker.

He is survived by his best friend and significant other, Judy Blattler of Rhinelander; daughter: Sue Ann Baker of Rhinelander; son: Robert Baker of Watson, Ill.; wife: Ladonna S. Baker of Olney, Ill.; their four adult children: Denise (Charles) Coffey of Newton, Ill., Kerry (Arletha) Baker of Watson, Ill., Kevin (Noreen) Baker of Newton, Ill., Mary Sue Cline of Fairfield, Ill.; 18 grandchildren; brother: Lester (Joanne) Baker of Wisconsin; many nieces and nephews, one favorite niece in particular Anna (Arthur) Thew Baker.

There will be a graveside service in the spring at the Marenisco, Mich. Cemetery to lay Bud to rest.

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