Richard Baker


PAULDING -- Richard A. Baker, 65, died Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at his residence.

He was born June 8, 1948, in Fort Wayne, Ind., the son of Dale and Dolores (Schoolcraft) Baker. He was a former employee for Spec-Temp of Antwerp, Ohio, for 16 years.

Surviving are three daughters, Randi Baker, Katina Thomas and Sarah Baker; one son, Steve Baker; one brother, James Baker; three sisters, Suzanne Yenser, Patricia Decker and Sandi Thomas; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at the Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, Ohio, with calling one hour prior to services.

In lieu of flowers, planters, statuary and blankets, the family requests memorial contributions to be made to the Richard A. Baker family. Online condolences can be sent to

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