Donald Baker, 83

Donald R. Baker, 83, Marion, died at 3:05 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 31, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.  He was born March 4, 1930 in Wabash, to Glen and Sarah (Clark) Baker.

Donald first married Anna Knott.  He then married Donna Oatman.  She preceded him in death.  Donald worked as a butcher.  He enjoyed flying as a hobby.  He also enjoyed music, especially playing the guitar and piano.

Donald is survived by his two sons, Donald E. (Elizabeth) Baker, Roann, and Steven L. (Linda) Baker, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and his stepdaughter, Nita Williams.

There will be no services.

Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen, Bender Chapel, North Manchester.

The memorial guestbook for Donald may be signed on-line at

Posted on 2013 Sep 04