In Memory of Douglas Baker
Douglas B. Baker age 47, of Scott Lake, WI died Sunday, September 5, 2021.
Douglas Brian Baker was born October18, 1973 in Hayward, WI, the son of Winona Mae Baker.
Douglas came to live with his Aunt and Uncle William and Pearl Baker at a young age, where he and his older brother Eugene became a permeant part of the Baker household.
Douglas lived most of his childhood on the Cranberry Marsh. But Douglas favorite place was Scott Lake, a place he called home. He loved to be outside in nature, he loved to cook, take pictures of Scott Lake and of course he loved being at the casino. Douglas worked various jobs throughout his life. He worked as a carpenter with a great friend/brother George Falk. But most of all he loved his family, friends, and many nieces and nephews. And yes, all the nieces were called my BABY GIRL by him and was loved by them all. Douglas was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his Foster parents Pearl and William Baker Jr; brother Eugene Baker, Rick House & Steve Sires; sisters Barb Baker-LaRush, Regina Henry, Rhonda Riegle, Lisa Langon, Tina Place, Sharon House, Linda House & Cheryl Littlegeorge; Aunti Marie Kuykendall; many nephews, nieces & cousins. His very special Kitty BABY GIRL.
Doug was preceded in death by his mother Winona; step-father Dean Piel; grandparents William Baker Sr. & Louise O’Shogay; brothers Ernest House Sr, Robert House; uncle Raymond O’Shogay; sister-in-law Jennifer Hewitt; & brother-in-law Alan “Bodie” LaRush;
Nephews Ernie house Jr, Walter House, Adam LaRush, and Niece Jennifer Miller.
Tribal Funeral Rites will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at New Post Community Center in New Post. Dennis White will officiate. Burial will be in New Post Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m., Tuesday September 7th at New Post Community Center.
Honorary casket bearers will be William Baker Jr., Louie Beaulieu, SaTahya Crone, Shane Corbine, Joe Gougé, Rick House Sr., Karl Kuykendall, RaeAnne LaRush-Diamond and Joe O’Shogay.
Casket bearers will be Eugene Baker, Eric Clause, Brian Diamond, William Kuykendall, Gregg Shriver, Steve Sires, William St. Germaine & Anthony St. Germaine.