Pamela Jean Baker

Pamela Jean Baker of Eaton Rapids, MI passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 22, 2023, at the age of 69. Pam was born on October 14, 1953, in Lansing, MI. She worked for several years as a school bus driver for the Mason School District and in the custodial department for Michigan State University where she retired in 2016. Pam was very family oriented, and her life revolved around her children and grandchildren. She loved planning get-togethers and hosting holiday dinners, which she planned out months in advance. Pam also enjoyed traveling and was always up for a spontaneous road trip. She was compassionate, generous, and full of love for her family and friends. Her generosity was shown through her willingness to help others in need.
Pam is preceded in death by her husband, Homer Baker; son, Robin Baker; mother, Patricia Rule and sisters, Denise Jones, and Diannia Gibbs.
Surviving are her children: Shane Baker, Tiana Baker, Jaime Gerred; grandson, Rivyr Adams; sisters, Peggy (John) Vallie, Tina (Steve) Cary; brother-in-law, Bill Gibbs; beloved dog, Sassi; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 30, 2023, at Skinner Funeral Home, Eaton Rapids chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s in memory of Pam. To share memories or leave online condolences please visit