Eugene Baker, 84, of Rancho Mirage, Calif. and formerly of Forest Lake, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1 at Mattson Funeral Home, 343 North Shore Drive, Forest Lake. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the service. Interment will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Aug. 2 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis.
He is survived by his children, Gene Jr. (Jan), Deborah (Wayne) Moe, Rex (Monica), Lynette (John) Johnson, Ronnie; daughter-in-law, Charlene Baker; 13 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; brother, Bruce (Barb) Baker; many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Emory and Madeline Baker; wife, Angeline; daughter, Cynthia Baker; siblings, Ray, Buck, Sis.