Mark Andrew Baker, 49, of Marquette, IA, passed Monday, April 16th, 2018 at the Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien, WI.
Memorial services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at Major Erickson Funeral Home, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue in Mason City, IA with Rev. Kathleen R. Moore officiating.
Inurnment will take place in Elmwood-St. Joseph Cemetery in Mason City, IA.
Memorials may be directed to the family of Mark Baker.
Mark was born on June 15th, 1968 in Marshalltown, IA. Mark is the son of John Ellis and Deborah D. (Creigh) Baker. In 1986, he graduated from West Marshall High School in State Center, IA. Over the years, he worked for Lennox Industries in Marshalltown, was an engineer at the IC&E Railroad in Mason City, and worked for Gencor Industries in Marquette. Mark enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his son, Wyatt Andrew Baker. Wyatt was the joy of Mark’s life and they cherished their time together, laughing and playing. Other hobbies included fishing, taking care of his dog, Ozzy, and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers. He loved wildlife, the changing of the seasons, and being outdoors. He was a member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Local Number 2908.
Mark is survived by his son: Wyatt Baker of Bagley, WI, his mother: Deborah Baker of Mason City, brother: Daniel Baker and wife Mikki of Mason City, sister: Kristina Nodtvedt and husband Alex of Manly, and his nieces and nephews: Casey Baker, Andrew Nodtvedt, Garrett Baker, Alexandra Nodtvedt, and Bailey Kloberdanz and husband Adam.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Ellis Baker, and his grandparents.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Starts at 10:00am (Central time)
Major Erickson Funeral Home