Danny Baker

Obituary of Danny A. Baker

GOUVERNEUR – Danny A. Baker, age 56, of Gouverneur, passed away at home on December 28, 2019 under the care of his family and hospice. There will be a memorial service held at Seventh Day Adventist Church in Gouverneur on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. followed by a time of visitation until 4:00 p.m.. Arrangements are with French Funeral Home in Gouverneur. Condolences may be shared online at www.frenchfuneralhomes.com. Danny was born on December 10, 1963 in Rochester, Minnesota to the late Glenn Albert and Beverly Ann (Prouty) Baker. He served in the United States Air Force as an Air Craft Maintenance Specialist from December 3, 1981 until his honorable discharge on October 5, 1990. After his military career, Danny received his Bachelor and Master Degrees in Education from SUNY Potsdam. A marriage to Robin Kiesenhofer ended in divorce, but brought about his five children whom he loved. Mr. Baker was a teacher for the Gouverneur Central School District and was completing his 20th year. He taught at several levels and had a fondness for science. He valued his family and spending time with the church. He was a member of the Gouverneur Seventh Day Adventist Church and attended the Rock Island Assembly of God. He enjoyed reading and exploring the Bible. Dan was a generous and selfless man with a comedic wit who liked watching cheesy horror movies. He devoted most evenings to grading papers and improving lesson plans. He will be missed. Dan is survived by his fiancé, Teresa Fleming, his children, Reuben Oakheart, Ilana Trombly and her husband, William Rexroat, Nathanael Baker and his wife, Maiko Takeuchi, Brandon Baker and his wife, Kuyheang, and Rowan Valkyr. He is also survived by his brother, Russell Baker, sisters, Brenda Bornholdt and Deb Aleman, five grandchildren, Oliver, Sylvan, Elspeth, Laura and Keane, and many nieces and nephews. Donations in memory of Dan may be made to St. Lawrence County Cancer Fund, P.O. Box 291, Canton, NY 13617.
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Sunday
5
January

Visitation at Main Service

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, January 5, 2020
Seventh Day Adventist Church
190 West Main Street
Gouverneur, New York, United States
Sunday
5
January

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Sunday, January 5, 2020
Seventh Day Adventist Church
190 West Main Street
Gouverneur, New York, United States
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