Michael R. Baker, age 79, of Allendale, formerly of Toledo, OH, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 14, 2022. He was born and raised in Battle Creek, Michigan, to Robert and Alice Baker. He attended Ferris State College and worked in information technology during his career and retired from Sauder Woodworking, in Archbold, OH. He had a great love for his rescue dogs and was able to love many throughout his life. He was a longtime member of the Grand Haven Seventh Day Adventist Church. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 37 years, Joni; sister, Janet Schoolcraft; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Patti and Tim Carlson, Greg and Dineen Wildman; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. According to his wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at 1:00 pm at Grand Haven Seventh Day Adventist Church, 15051 177th St., Grand Haven, with Pastor Malcom Douglas. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to a pet rescue of one’s choice.