Robert Baker

Died: Thu., May 24, 2018


Visitation

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sun., May 27, 2018
Location: Woodland Hills Funeral Home


Celebration of Life

3:00 PM Sun., May 27, 2018
Location: Woodland Hills Funeral Chapel


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Mankato resident Robert Dennis Baker, 75, died May 24, 2018 at his home.  A Celebration of Life will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018 at Woodland Hills Chapel in Mankato with visitation two hours prior to the service.  Interment will be at Woodland Hills Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to Mayo Hospice.  

Robert was born July 6, 1942 in Madelia, MN to Harold and Myrtle (Reckard) Baker.  On July 28, 1962 he married Janet Pettersen in Truman, MN.  He worked at Thro’s, Sears for 37 years and after retirement worked at Menards.  Bob liked fishing, hiking, playing cards and especially spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Janet; sons Robert (Shanna) Baker of Eden Prairie, MN and Michael (Cindy) Baker of Mankato; daughters, Tami Ziegler (Tony) of Mankato, Lori Greene (Will) of Melbourne, FL, Lisa Haeder (Ed) of Sioux Falls, SD; grandchildren, Brittany Greene, Kari Ries, Derek Ziegler, Kristen Greene, Jesse Baker, Kayla O’Neal, Emily Haeder, Larkin Baker, Renae Masters and Tony Rowcliff; great grandchildren, Grant Greene, Grayson and Mia Masters; brother, Ron (Janice) Baker of Lewisville, MN; sister Rita Miest (Wayne) of Hastings, MN; several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Harold.

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Lelia (Guilbert) and Rich Kentmeister
   Posted Thu May 24, 2018
My deepest sympathy to Janet, and their children and their families, also to Ron and Janice, Rita and Wayne. I would love to be there for Bob's Memorial Service but I have family commitments and band concerts which need me to play the tuba this weekend. I have wonderful memories of Bob, his brothers, and Sister Rita. Bob was always into something and was most entertaining and tons of fun. I know he will be missed by everyone who was fortunate to know him, his love, his humor, jokes and pranks. Much love and many blessings to Bob's Family. May God bless you all at this time of sorrow and reflection.

Lelia and Rich Kentmeister (Elizabeth, Colorado)

Janine Sugden Turbes
   Posted Sun May 27, 2018
My heart aches for the loss of Bob! I had so many years of working with and for this wonderful man. He always treated his employees with respect and kindness. He will be truly missed by many!


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