Obituary — Carl Emerson Charles Baker

Carl Emerson Charles Baker

(May 20, 1938 – September 20, 2017)

Carl Baker, 79, of Spencerville, ON, after a long battle with cancer, has went to meet the Lord. He passed away at home on Wednesday September 20. Carl, is survived by his wife Rigtje (nee Couperus) of 56 years, his sons Daniel (Susan), David (Patricia), Timothy (Tenley), Theodore and his daughter Krista (Patrick); and his sister Reta McDonald, and 10 grandchildren; Joel, Nicole, Braedon, Andrew, Kiana, Michelle & Kimberley Baker, Bret & Jacob Phillips; Sweyn Bloch and many nephews and nieces.Carl was preceded in death by his father Stanley Baker, his mother Thelma Babcock, and his infant daughter Rigtje Johanna Isabel, and brother-in-laws Bill Borger, and Ed McDonald.Carl loved to garden, and work around home. He worked for many years at Best Foods and Casco in Cardinal; he also volunteered for CPHC for 20 years. Carl was a loving husband, father and grandfather, brother and a friend to all.We would like to say thank you to the nurses from Saint Elizabeth, and to the OGH cancer care centre.There will be a private graveside service for family. Donations to CNIB, Autism, a charity of your choice or to your church would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the Byers Funeral Home, South Mountain (613-989-3836). Online condolences may be made at

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