Danny Norbert Baker

GLADSTONE – Danny Norbert Baker (Danny), 53, of North Bluff Foster Care Home in Gladstone, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba. Danny was born March 22, 1960, in Escanaba. Danny loved his job at Lake State Industries, was a very hard worker and was always looking for ways to help. Danny loved country music, karaoke, basketball and wrestling in Special Olympics, rides on the snowmobile and four-wheeler. He was a great dancer and had a wonderful sense of humor. He knew just the right words to make Gayle smile, “Thanks!, Better! and when he would sign I love you back.”

Daniel is survived by his devoted and loving guardian of 35 years, Gayle (Gary) Rogers of Gladstone; and their children, Jill Samuels, Daniel Rogers, Russell Rogers and Megan Rogers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Violet Baker of Escanaba.

Visitation will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Sunday, March 16, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services celebrating the life of Daniel N. Baker will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the Anderson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Stephen Patrick officiating.

Burial will take place in the Lakeview Cemetery. The Anderson Funeral Home is assisting the Rogers family with the arrangements and online condolences can be sent to the family at www.andersonfuneralhomes.net.