Sgt. Michael T. Baker age 27 of Royal Oak lost his five-year battle with cancer November 7th 2010 at home surrounded by close friends and family. Sgt. Baker was a dedicated U.S. Marine who proudly served his country through two tours in Iraq. His strength courage and dedication were admired by all who knew him. Loving husband of Kelly (Danaher) Baker. Devoted father of Gracie Jane. Cherished son of Shelly (Jeffrey) Cingel and Michael (Leslie) Baker. Adored brother of Sarah Megan and Bryan. Beloved son-in-law of Alan and Sandra brother-in-law to Andrew (Carrie) and Shaun Danaher. Proud uncle of Owen and Miles. Michael also leaves behind his grandparents as well as many aunts uncles cousins friends and comrades that will miss him deeply. The visitation will be Wednesday 1-8 p.m. with a 7 p.m. scripture service at Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home 705 W Eleven Mile Road (4 blocks E of Woodward) Royal Oak. Sgt. Baker will lie in state Thursday 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church in Royal Oak. The burial will take place at Oakview Cemetery in Royal Oak. Memorials to the wishes of the family appreciated. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
Published in Daily Tribune on November 10 2010.
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