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Joseph R. Baker

December 28, 1970 April 9, 2021
Joseph R. Baker
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Obituary for Joseph R. Baker

Spring Bay- Joseph R. Baker, 50, of Spring Bay, passed away April 9, 2021 at 6:55 PM at OSF St. Francis Medical Center.

Born December 28, 1970, he was the son to Terry and Susan (Kerr) Baker.

Survivors include four sisters: Amy (Tom) Eckstein of Germantown Hills, Sally Duffy of Chicago, Susan (Mark) Gobeyn of Peoria, and Jill (Vince) Hilst of Edmond, OK; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Joe was preceded in death by both parents.

Joe graduated from Western Illinois University in 1993 with his Bachelor’s Degree in Business. Joe was a hard worker, beginning his career, he worked at Brewers Distributing until 2005 when he then became co-owner of Debolt and Baker Draft Services. Joe loved his family and spending time with them as much as possible. He will truly be missed.

Visitation will be Thursday, April 15, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Metamora. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Metamora with an additional visitation thirty minutes prior to the Mass at the church. Fr. Ronald Enderlin will officiate. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery in Peoria. Social distancing guidelines are being followed.

Memorials in Joe’s honor may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic School in Metamora.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or leave their private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

15

Apr

4:00 PM 4/15/2021 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/15/2021 7:00:00 PM
St. Mary Catholic Church of Metamora

415 W Chatham St
Metamora, IL 61548

St. Mary Catholic Church of Metamora
415 W Chatham St Metamora 61548 IL
United States

Visitation

Friday

16

Apr

10:30 AM 4/16/2021 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/16/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church of Metamora

415 W Chatham St
Metamora, IL 61548

St. Mary Catholic Church of Metamora
415 W Chatham St Metamora 61548 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

16

Apr

11:00 AM 4/16/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Mary Catholic Church of Metamora

415 W Chatham St
Metamora, IL 61548

St. Mary Catholic Church of Metamora
415 W Chatham St Metamora 61548 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

7519 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N. Allen Road Peoria 61614 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Mary Catholic School of Metamora

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