Terry L. Baker

Terry L. Baker, 69, of Columbia City, IN, and with ties to Huntington, IN, died Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his family.

Mr. Baker graduated from Columbia City Joint High School in 1969. He worked for E Systems in Huntington for eight years, Tokheim in Fort Wayne for 20 years and Digimarc in Fort Wayne for 10 years, retiring in 2011. He was a member of Columbia City Park Board for five years and Columbia City Baseball Board for several years. He was also a member of St. Catherine's Catholic Church.

He was born on Oct. 20, 1950, in Fort Wayne, to James and Gertrude "Gert" Trout Baker. He married Pamela Durbin Baker on Oct. 23, 1971, and she survives.

Additonal survivors include three sons, Travis (Adelle) Baker, Shane (Leslie) Baker and Tyler (Haley) Baker; a brother, Stephen (Tina) Baker; and five grandchildren, Devin Baker, Mason Baker, Molly Baker, Braeden Baker, and Cole Baker.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, at 10 a.m. at St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Church, 315 S. Line St., Columbia City, with a Catholic Prayer Service at 9:15 a.m. at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Rev. David Huneck will be officiating. Burial will follow in St. Catherine's Cemetery. Face masks are required for attendance. With limited seating, the funeral service may also be watched live on Facebook through DeMoney Grimes Live.

Memorial donations may be given in memory to masses at St. Catherine's, or Visiting Nurse & Hospice.

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