Gerald Baker Obituary

Gerald L. Baker
Jerry Baker
Gerald L. Baker

January 2, 1945 - February 2, 2010
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Obituary

Gerald Lee "Jerry" Baker, 65, died suddenly at his home on Tuesday, February 2, 2010. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 8 at Iles Funeral Homes – Grandview Park Chapel. His family will receive friends from 2-4pm, Sunday at the funeral home. Private burial will be at Jordan Cemetery, West Des Moines. Cremation rites have been accorded.

Gerald was born January 2, 1945 in Des Moines, the son of Murvle and Janet Baker. He graduated from East High School in 1963. Jerry retired from Rock Island Railroad where he had worked as a conductor and switch operator for over 20 years. Jerry loved to play golf and pool. He was the team leader for Some Place Else in the city pool league. He was also a volunteer at the Four Mile Community Center.

Jerry is survived and lovingly remember by his daughter, Leslie (Howard) Cruchelow of Pleasant Hill; grandchildren, Jessica and Alexis Cruchelow both of Pleasant Hill and David Wood of Des Moines; two sisters, Laura Ingram of St. Charles, IA and Rosie Smith of Altoona, IA. He was preceded in death by his son, Craig Baker in 1984 and brothers, James and Chuck Baker.

Memorials may be made to his family in care of the funeral home.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Sunday, February 7, 2010
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
MEMORIAL SERVICE
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, February 8, 2010
1:00 PM

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The Family c/o Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317