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DONALD K. "BUTCH" BAKER

February 8, 1940 February 12, 2019
DONALD K.  "BUTCH" BAKER
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Obituary for DONALD K. "BUTCH" BAKER

79, of Neoga, Illinois, passed away at 3:47 A.M., Tuesday, February 12, 2019, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center of Coles County, Illinois. He was born February 8, 1940,in Sigel, Illinois them son of Earl C. and Hester (Wolf) Baker. He married Joan L. Pardieck, June 12, 1960, in Sigel, Illinois. Butch was a co-owner and a board member of the E.C. Baker water drilling Company, a member and past President of the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, both of Sigel, Illinois, a past President of the Baker family reunion. Butch also was a member of the IL Old Time Fiddler’s group and he played in the Ache’n Back String Band. He enjoyed his music and he never knew a stranger, he always enjoyed visiting, or helping anyone he could. Butch leaves his wife Joan L. Baker of Neoga, after almost fifty-nine years together. He also leaves one son, Kali Wolf of Neoga, IL; four brothers, Norman Baker (Leona) of Newton, IL, Arthur "Tuffy" Baker (Ruth) of Sigel, IL, Tom Baker (Joan) and J. Curtis Baker (Lo Ella) all of Effingham, IL; one sister, Bonnie Baker of Sigel, IL; special nephews, Bernie Tegeler, Brian Tegeler and several other nieces and nephews. Mr. Baker was preceded in death by his Parents; six brothers, George, Earl Jr., Floyd, Max, Vernon and Paul Baker; two sisters, Sarah Carpenter and Loretta Tegeler.
Memorials may be made to the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 201 E. Washington St., Sigel, IL 62462

A Celebration of Butch's Life will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, February 25, 2019 in the St. Paul's Lutheran of Sigel, Illinois, with Pastor, Earl Brown, Officiating. Visitation will be held one hour before the services at the Church. The Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home of Neoga, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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Visitation

Monday

25

Feb

10:00 AM 2/25/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/25/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church

201 E Washington St.
Sigel, IL 62462

St. Paul Lutheran Church
201 E Washington St. Sigel 62462 IL
United States

Celebration Of Life

Monday

25

Feb

11:00 AM 2/25/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Paul Lutheran Church

201 E Washington St.
Sigel, IL 62462

St. Paul Lutheran Church
201 E Washington St. Sigel 62462 IL
United States

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St. Paul Lutheran Church

201 E Washington St.
Sigel, IL 62462
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