Randy E. Baker


Randy E. Baker, 67, of Winamac, IN went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 18, 2021.  He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family.  Randy was born on January 26, 1954 in Lafayette, IN to the late Ralph W. and Dorothy A. [Weaver] Baker.  He graduated from Winamac High School in 1972.  On April 28, 1984, Randy married the love of his life, Brenda S. Crider.  

Randy was a lifelong farmer.  He was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church and the Knights Columbus in Winamac.   Randy was also a member of the Hoosier Cobra Club.  He enjoyed farming, driving his Cobra, fishing, hunting, and photography.  Randy was a proud supporter of Pulaski County 4H.

Randy was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and brother.  He will be greatly missed.


He is survived by:

Brenda S. [Crider] Baker, Winamac, IN Wife

Eugene (Angela) Baker, Rochester, IN Son

John Baker, Evergreen, AL Son

Stacy (Todd) Hargis, Ft. Wayne, IN Daughter

Kaelan Baker, Grandson

Isobel Baker, Granddaughter

Sabina Baker, Granddaughter

Richard Hargis, Grandson

Bernadette Hargis, Granddaughter

Kim Baker, Winamac, IN Brother

Debby (Jody) Stillwell, Winamac, IN Sister

Alvin Stamper, Winamac, IN Brother-in-law

Carol Shidler, Winamac, IN Sister-in-law

Bob Crider, Logansport, IN Brother-in-law

Karen (Gary) Graves, Winamac, IN Sister-in-law

Steve Crider, Winamac, IN Brother-in-law

Bill (Deb) Crider, Star City, IN Brother-in-law

Linda (Mario) Lopez, Indianapolis, IN Sister-in-law

Mike Crider, Winamac, IN Brother-in-law

Sam Crider, Winamac, IN Brother-in-law

Several Nieces and Nephews

Many Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins


Preceded in death by:

Ralph W. and Dorothy A. [Weaver] Baker, Parents

Brenda Baker, Infant Sister

Monica Stamper, Sister


Visitation will be from 4-8 PM EDT Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.

A Scriptural Wake Service will be held at 8 PM EDT Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN with Rev. Leroy Kinnaman officiating followed by a Rosary Service. 

A Funeral Mass will be held at 2 PM EDT Thursday, July 22, 2021 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac, IN with Rev. Andrew DeKeyser officiating.

Burial will take place at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Winamac, IN.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.