Anthony Jon Baker, 43

Anthony Jon Baker, 43, of Allegan, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 10, 2016, at Bronson Methodist Hospital. He was born on Aug. 23, 1972.
Tony was a 1990 graduate of Pennfield High School and then served in the United States Army for 10 years in the infantry and as a recruiter for Allegan County.
Tony is survived by his parents, Gene (Sarah) Baker of Phoenix, Ariz., and Bernice (Ozzie) LaFleur of Battle Creek; companion Tory Francisco of Allegan; son Derek Anderson-Baker of Allegan; sisters, Leslie (Jason) Fields of Battle Creek and Monica (Carlos Nunez) Baker of Phoenix, Ariz.; step-brothers, Scott and Shawn Gehring; step-sister Sara Cunningham; maternal grandmother Maxine Rindels of Cedar Falls, Iowa; and a loving extended family.
Tony loved spending time with his son Derek. He was a master beer brewer and Lions football fan. He loved spending time with his dog "Brewer" and enjoyed fishing and visiting local breweries. He was a member of the Eagle Lodge.
Visitation will be Thursday, July 14, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service, 375 W. Dickman Road, Battle Creek, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. Interment will be at Fort Custer National Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to: The family of Anthony Baker.
Arrangements are being provided by Baxter Funeral & Cremation Service, (269) 788-9800,


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