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Charles "Chuck" Baker, 82, of Sterling, died on Friday, November 5, 2021 at Regency Care of Sterling. Chuck was born on September 13, 1939 in Dixon, the son of Ruben and Lorena (Perry) Baker. He married Sharon Durr in 1958 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling. Chuck will be remembered as a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Sharon Baker of Sterling; four sons, Rick (Mary) Baker of AZ, Rusty (Olivia) Baker of Sterling, Terry (Lisa) Baker of Dixon, and Michael Baker of OH; eight grandchildren, April (Dan) Ramirez of Sterling, Jessica (Trent) Friday of Dixon, Joshua (Taylor) Baker of Rock Falls, Justin (Jamie Buckingham) Baker of Joplin, MO, Eric (Danielle) Baker, Nancy (Paul) Rodriguez, Sandra Baker, all of Sterling, and Joshua (Jessica) Douglas of Milledgeville; eleven great grandchildren, Annalise, Xander, Keira, Esra, Derik, Laney, James, Nolan, Aubryn, Elliot, and Abigail; and many other family and friends.

Chuck was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation rites will be accorded. Private family services will be held.