David Ross Baker


IGRC retired pastor, the Rev. David Ross Baker, 85, died Feb. 23.

Rev. Baker served 13 years of active ministry, retiring in 2005 from the Vermilion West Parish (Flanagan-Long Point). Following retirement, he served six years as pastor at Flanagan and two years at Cornell. His wife, the Rev. Donna Baker, served as a part-time local pastor for 15 years at McDowell before retiring in 2013 and served three years in retirement at Minonk-Wenona St. John's. She died Nov. 17, 2020.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Condolences may be sent to a son, Ross Baker, 403 E. Madison St., Pontiac, IL 61764.