Services & Events
Visitation
Foster Funeral & Cremation Center
January 27, 2013, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Service
Foster Funeral & Cremation Center
January 28, 2013, 2:00 PM

Gary Lee Baker Sr

July 24, 1937 - January 22, 2013

Obituary

Obituary
Gary Baker, Sr, 75, of Webster City died Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Monday at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center with Rev. Dave Simonson officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday at Fosters.
Gary Lee Baker, Sr., son of John and Leona (Faye) McFarland Baker, was born July 24, 1937 in Hamilton County. He attended school in the Webster City area. On August 15, 1958 he married Ethel N. Dunn at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Webster City. The couple resided in Webster City. Gary worked for Seneca Foundry for 43 years, retiring in 2001.
He is survived by his wife, Ethel, of 54 years; children, Gary (Jackie) Baker Jr. of Stanhope; Jackie (Rick) Weiss of Webster City; Janice (Bruce) Park of Webster City; Julie (Dennis) Washington of Hope, Ark.; Jodi (Rusty) Clabaugh of Webster City; grandchildren, Nicole Baker, Justin Frye, Jeremy Frye, Jacob Frye, Stephanie Arnold, Christina Park, Ashley Gulley, Cody Washington, Andrew Washington, Jacob Clabaugh and Tucker Clabaugh; two great-grandchildren, Braeden and Emma Arnold; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Darwin Baker and John Baker Jr.; sisters, Dorothy Siders and Anna Mae Caruth.
Gary enjoyed bowling, hunting, fishing, camping, stock car races, and most of all attending his grandchildren's activities.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be left to their discretion.
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Tributes

Tributes
We are so sorry for your loss.Our Prayers are with the Family.
Jan 24, 2013 Mike and Tami Hanson
Gary was a kind and friendly man,every time I saw him drive by when I was in my bus. He would ALWAYS wave. I will really miss that.
Jan 24, 2013 Tammy Richardson
I use to live in Webster City with my first husband & he hunted alot with Gary & worked at the foundry with him till we moved to OH. I enjoyed many visits with Ethel. My prayers are with the family at this time. Alice Maureen {Lawrence} Bibler
Jan 24, 2013 Alice M Bibler
My sympathy and prayers to Ethel and family. I knew Gary a long time ago when I would visit my brother during the summer.
Jan 24, 2013 Joyce Leytham Christen
My sincere sympathy Jackie and Rick on your loss. Carol Hensley (Rick's Aunt) Fort Dodge
Jan 24, 2013 Carol Hensley
uncle gary was a pillar of webster city !!!!!!!!!!!!!! even though we were all little " SQUIRTS" ;) standing next to him, I always knew a great big cuddly bear hug was coming when i caame or was leaving!!!!!!! he was always busy doing things he loved and the pride and love he had for his family was always obvious. He would do anything for anybody without even having to ask him!!! LOVE THIS PICTURE AS IT CAPATURED HIS WARM SINCERE SELF!!!!! he will be greatly missed and lives on in his beautiful loving family!!!!
love ,
great niece shelly (hansen) sholley
Jan 24, 2013 shelly sholley
 

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Visitation
Date and time
Sunday, Jan 27, 2013
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location
Foster Funeral & Cremation Center
800 Willson Ave
Webster City, Iowa 50595
Service
Date and time
Monday, Jan 28, 2013
2:00 PM
Location
Foster Funeral & Cremation Center
800 Willson Ave
Webster City, Iowa 50595
 

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