Glenn A. Baker
Glenn A. Baker

HAVILAND, Ohio — Glenn A. Baker, 71, of Haviland, died at 10:40 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Ft. Wayne, Indiana.

He was born Oct. 26, 1942, in Haviland, to the late Elmer and Thelma (Rodman) Baker.

On July 22, 1967, he married Joyce A. Strawser and she survives in Haviland.

Also surviving are two sons: Clay (Pamela) Strawser of Scott and Brian (Jodi) Baker of Van Wert; a daughter: Teri (Scott) Manson of Paulding; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother: Elmer (Cheryl) Baker of Payne; four sisters: Erma Pratt of Haviland, Joann (Roger) Barker of Defiance, Carolyn (Jerry) Goins of Haviland and Toni (George) Searfoss of Haviland, and a sister-in-law: Lillian (Vic) English of Scott.

He was also preceded in death by a brother: John Baker, and two sisters: Rose Marie Maples and Nellie Hartman.

Glenn retired from Stone Co. Ready Mix in Van Wert. He was a member of Mandale Church of Christ and Christian Union, Mandale, where he served as a Sunday school teacher and trustee. He loved to fish, do woodworking and participate in Fantasy sports. He had a great love for children and coached little league in Haviland. His greatest love in life was his family.

Funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at Mandale Church of Christ and Christian Union, Mandale, with Pastor Justin Sterrett officiating. Burial will follow in Scott Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Oakwood, and one hour prior to the service Wednesday at the church.

Memorial donations may be made to the church.

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