Obit: Steven Baker

Steven John Baker, 60, passed away unexpectedly Friday, July 12, 2019 at his home in Wilton. Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, July 19 at the Bentley Funeral Home in Wilton, followed by a celebration of life reception at the United Steel Worker Union Hall in Wilton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wilton First Responders. Online condolences may be left at Steve was born on Feb. 24, 1959 in Muscatine. He graduated from Wilton High School in 1977. He went to Monmouth College where he played football and graduated in 1981. He retired from HON in Muscatine in 2015 after nearly 30 years of service. He married Pamela Mohr on July 25, 1987 in Davenport. Steve enjoyed spending time outdoors and cruising in his car while listening to oldies on the radio. In recent years, he enjoyed trips to his retirement property in Missouri with his wife. Steve is survived by his wife Pamela as well as his children Andrea (Jesse) Truax of Des Moines; Kelsey (Andrew) Zellmer of Clive and Kyle Baker of Denver, Colorado; his sisters Beverly (Geoffrey) Cromer of Horseshoe Bay, Texas; Carol Christensen of Charlotte, North Carolina; Yenette (Richard) Manley of Fort Mill, South Carolina; Nancy Loos of Wilton and Ruby (Brian) Lather of Sun City, Arizona; his brothers Sam Baker and Ron Baker both of Wilton, and Larry Baker of Oxnard, California. He was preceded in death by his mother Frances Baker and sister-in-law Barbara Baker.