THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Alvin J. Baker
Issue Date: June 10, 2020
Alvin "Al" John Baker, 81, of Niagara, passed away Monday, June 8, 2020 with his wife Vicky by his side.
Born Nov. 27, 1938 in Iron Mountain, Mi., to the late John and Lucille (Dubey) Baker, he grew up in Niagara where he spent summers on water skis or running around bare foot at the family cottage on Timm's Lake. After graduating from Niagara High School, he worked for 39 years at Niagara Paper Mill.
In retirement, he spent his time traveling and donating to the casinos with his wife. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, cherished time with his son Scott "fixing" things, but most of all, loved sitting by the campfire at the lake with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Vicky; a sister, Bernice Bal; a son, Scott (Beth); a daughter, LuAnn (Arnie Conklin) Buschmann; three step-children, Stacy (Greg VanAtter) Evrard, Jenny (Neil) Evrard-Larson and Nathan (Sara) Evrard; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and special lake friends, Marty, Tammy and Haley Bouche.
Including his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Marlene; two sisters, Mary Koss and Alice Rose and his cherished grandson, Cody Buschmann.
Graveside services will be held at the Niagara Cemetery on Friday, July 3 from 10 a.m. until time of a Celebration of Life at noon being held at the Baker's cottage on Timm's Lake. Jacobs Funeral Home and Crematory, Niagara Chapel is assisting the family. Condolences or tributes can be left at www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com