Brett Kyle O. Baker, age 49, of Marcellus, passed away Wednesday, October 7, 2020. Born on October 1, 1971, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, Brett was the beloved son of Janet (Rogers) and Jerry Baker.
Brett’s nicknames growing up were “Silent Stranger,” “Packie” and, of course, “Bake.” He graduated from Climax-Scotts High School in 1990, where he participated in Football, Track and Band. He enjoyed kayaking, nature, animals, playing pranks, his family and friends and was a huge Superman fan.
Brett was a welder by trade and was employed at W. F. Wells and Armstrong International.
He was preceded in death by his Grandparents, Esther (Daniels) and Robert Rogers, Celia (Kintigh) and Ross Baker, Great Grandmother Grace (Innels) Rogers, stepfather Bob Hradsky, Aunt, Carol Martin, Great Uncle Stanley Daniels and Uncles, David Baker and Mark Kemp.
Surviving Brett are his Mother, Janet Hradsky, Father and stepmother, Jerry and Brenda Baker. Brothers, Troy (Mary Ann) Baker, Trent (Melissa) Baker and Lance Baker. Sister. Kelly Commissaris, and stepsisters, Lori (Douglas) Bagwell, Stacy and Leslie Wright. Nephews: Kyle Baker, Camron Baker, Grant and Aidan Commissaris. Nieces: Autumn Baker and fiancé Cameron Atchison, Allison (Brant) Deemter and Kailye Baker. Uncles: Larry (Launa) Rogers, Roger Baker, Dale (Carol) Baker, Tom Cook and Bob Martin. Aunts: Jo Ann Rogers, Vicki Kemp, Bobby (Terry) Cook and Carol Baker. Brother-in-law, Mark Commissaris.
Interment will be held Friday, October 16, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at North Fulton Cemetery (14505 E. V Ave., Fulton, MI), with Pastor Tim Raakman officiating.
Donations in Brett’s memory may be made to St. Joseph County Animal Rescue Fund. Envelopes available at Hohner Funeral Home.