Brenda J. Baker

March 4, 1950 ~ May 11, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Brenda Baker Obituary

Brenda J. Baker, 73, of the Town of Brownville, NY, passed away on May 11, 2023 at the Albany Medical Center Hospital.

Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home.  It was her wish to be cremated and the family is having a Celebration of Life at the "family farm" 18799 Allen Road on Saturday May 20th from 5 to 8 p.m.

Brenda was born on March 4, 1950 in Watertown, NY, daughter of Russell and Allison (Stanford) Ruttan.  She graduated from General Brown High School.

She married Alvin C. Baker on June 20, 1970 at the Stone Mills Methodist Church.  The couple resided in the Town of Brownville where the couple owned and operated a dairy farm for several years.  She then became a homemaker.  Alvin worked for Frink Snow Plows in Clayton for 20 years.

She enjoyed sewing, bird watching, gardening, cooking, her flower gardens, and most of all she loved her family.

Among her survivors are her beloved husband of 53 years, Alvin C. Baker; a son, AJ Baker, Watertown, NY; a daughter and son in law, Amy (Stephen) Reprogle, Stone Mills, NY; six grandchildren, Cassandra Opperman, Colton Baker, Reylynn Baker, Joshua Reprogle, Allison Reprogle, and Jason Reprogle; two brothers and two sisters in law, Stuart (Lynne) Ruttan, Watertown, NY and Russell (Angela) Ruttan Jr., Watertown, NY; a sister, Gloria White, LaFargeville, NY; and several nieces and nephews.

Any donations in Brenda's memory can be sent to Alvin Baker 18799 Allen Road, Watertown, NY 13601.

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