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Earl M. Baker


Place of Service
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service
38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Elyria, OH.

Time of Service
11:00 AM Thursday
June 6, 2013

Officiated By
Rev. Jimmy Baker

Place of Visitation
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service
38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Elyria, OH.

Time of Visitation
4:00-7:00 Wednesday
June 5, 2013

Resthaven Memory Gardens
Avon, OH.

Earl M. Baker

Jun. 15, 1928 - Jun. 2, 2013

Earl M. Baker, 84, of Elyria went home to be with the Lord on Sunday June 2, 2013 following a brief illness. He was born June 15, 1928 in Burdine, KY. And was a Elyria resident for most of his life. Earl worked at the Ford Motor Company  in Lorain as a repairman for 31 years, retiring in 1989. He was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Elyria, a United States Army veteran, and enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing and listening to Bluegrass music. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Maxie "Pat" (nee-Coleman); daughters, Lynna Baker and Jane Holbrook both of Elyria; sons, Randy Baker of Terre Haute, IN., and John and Jeff Baker both of Elyria; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Phyllis Hall of Lorain and Thelma Stanley of Kentucky; brothers, Junior and Bobby Baker both of Virginia, Charles Baker of Elyria, Lonnie Baker of Burdine, KY., and Rev. Jimmy Baker of Elizabethtown, KY.. The family will receive friends Wednesday 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. Services will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home. The Rev. Jimmy Baker, Earl's brother will Officiate. Burial will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon. In liue of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Friendship Animal Protective League 8303 Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria. Online condolences may be expressed at

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  • Sharon Hall Griffith & Family
    Jun. 6, 2013

    I loved my Uncle Earl very much, he was always so good to us. He was an amazing man of God, Faith & Prayer. He was loved by many and he will be missed by all those who's life, heart or soul he touch. God has given to our family so many loving & wonderful people with beautiful souls.... We are and have been Blessed! My prayers & love for my Aunt Pat, my cousins John, Randy, Lynna, Jane & Jeff and their families...and for all the family and his friends. God Bless & be with all now and in the days to follow! Sorry I could not be with you all at this time....but I hold you all in my heart & thoughts.

  • Vileta Baker Hutchison
    Jun. 6, 2013

    A big hole is left in our family.  We will miss Earl!  My love and prayers go out to our whole family!

  • Bonita Hutchison Middleton
    Jun. 6, 2013

    My thoughts and prayers are with our family.  I have great memories of family gatherings as a young girl.  Earl you will be greatly missed but never forgotten.

  • Pamela Baker
    Jun. 5, 2013

    I wish so much to be with you all at this time, I will always love and miss uncle Earl so much. He always told me he loved me and was praying for me and that always gave me such comfort. I love you Earl will see you in Heaven

  • Jack & Lisha Nasipak
    Jun. 5, 2013

    Our hearts are with the Baker Family during this sad time.  We hope you find peace in knowing that Earl has gone to be with the Lord where  he will see happier days. 

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