Kerry Baker

Kerry Baker, 46, of New Brighton died accidentally in Fridley on January 1, 2012.

Kerry Steven Baker was born March 13, 1965 in Minneapolis to Steven and Sherry Baker. He was raised in the Champlin/Coon Rapids area. Kerry graduated from Centennial High School, Class of 1983. He was a very hard worker and was an expert roofer and construction worker. He was a good athlete and enjoyed playing sports and going fishing. Kerry was a friendly person and especially enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Kerry is survived by life partner, Stacy Agha; children, Kaitlyn, Angela, Yasmine, Nicole, Nathan and Stella; parents, Steven and Sherry Baker; siblings, Keith Baker, Kimberly (Nate) Wefel, Kendal (Jessica) Baker; grandmother, Elaine Vaughan; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held January 7, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Family of Christ Lutheran Church in Ham Lake with Rev. Dennis Goff officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Saturday 1 hour before the service. The musician is Keith Baker. Interment is in Strike Cemetery in rural Isanti. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel.