In Loving Memory
Colin Andrew “Col” Baker

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Col Baker
1/4/1969 – 8/5/2021
Husband to Jen for 23 memorable years.
Dad to Emily, Maddi and Tierney.

Family and friends
are invited to celebrate
the life of Colin at
Deep Creek Golf Club
62 Cameron Way,
Deep Creek Reserve, Pakenham on

Thursday 13th May 2021
commencing at 1:30 p.m.

A private cremation will follow.

Please click on the link below to
view the Service for Colin
which is scheduled to commence at
1:30 p.m. on Thursday 13th May 2021.

Click HERE to view live stream of Colin’s service

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  1. Very sad news to hear of Col passing….remember he had to put up with a bunch of us driving to Mt Isa for touch football….true gentleman….condolences to Jenny and the girls ❤️

    Raewyne Cole
  2. Our sincerest Condolences .Very saddened to hear of the passing of Colin.Gone too soon.May he Rest In Peace in Gods arms .
    Gaby and Eva Janho and family

    Gaby and Eva Janho
  3. So sad to hear of the passing of such a great friend & work mate, condolences to Col’s family & we will miss him greatly. Keeping you all in our thoughts & god bless you all.

    David Paddison
  4. So sorry for the loss Jenny and girls. I know how much you will miss him, and, I/we will too. Please know that Col had a significant impact on me during my time down in Melbourne and that will be with me forever. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Best, Andrew

    Andrew P.
  5. To Jen & Family
    Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of such a wonderful man. He will be well remembered for the many things he did to help the Golf Club get to where it is and to ensure it is well set up for the future. Col we salute you and mourn your passing. It has been an absolute honour to have known you.
    Sorry we cannot attend the service as we are interstate, but will view it on line.

    Rob Nobelius (President Golf Club)

    Rob & Chris Nobelius
  6. We were saddened by the news of Colin’s passing. Our love and thoughts are with the family at this time. He will be sadly missed.

    Kay and Cecil Johnson
  7. Our thoughts are with you Jen, Emily, Maddi and Tierney, May the love, support and memories get you through the hardest times.
    Col has always been a big part of my Cummins life and i will certainly miss his friendship and support.
    Col, I hope you have found a great golf course up in heaven, keep the balls on the green we don’t want to be donked on the head down here. x
    Leanne McGuinness and Len Cherti

    Leanne McGuinness
  8. Our most heart felt condolences to Jen, Emily, Maddi and Tierney on the loss of Col
    Col was great mentor and friend and has left behind a legacy that will not be forgotten.
    He has been taken too soon and will be sadly missed.

    Peter and Linda Brookes
  9. My sincere condolences to Jen, Emily, Maddi & Tierney on your loss. A valued & highly respected colleague for which I am grateful to have known and worked with. He will be greatly missed by myself and many others. Kind regards Peter

    Peter Jensen-Muir
  10. Col, your loss will be felt for quite some time. You always were an amazing support and your advice and knowledge by far immeasurable. Know that both of us will always look back on the good times and all that banter with a smile. Your strength and courage inspiring, but we think you were taken way too soon, friend.

    To Jenny, Emily, Maddie, Ti (and Layla) our thoughts are with you, sending love to you all. He will be watching over you no doubt.

    Kyle and Lora Miller
  11. Col, you were a great leader, friend of many & tirelessly committed to everything that you did, whether it was work, family or your golf. You fought a courageous & inspirational battle, fighting to the very end without ever a complaint, rather showing empathy & support to the needs of others, as you always did through life. You were taken far to early with so much more to offer. You will be sorely missed by many that have had the pleasure of knowing and working with you. May you now Rest In Peace my dear friend, free of pain & suffering. You truly are a legend.
    Our sincere condolences to Jen, Emily, Maddi, Ti (Tierney) where our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Rob & Julie Sweeney.

    Rob Sweeney
  12. Col was a powerful mentor to me during my time at Cummins. He taught me a lot about people and passion. I’m so sorry to hear of his passing. My condolences to his family and close friends.

    Brett Smith
  13. I am very saddened to hear of the passing of Col

    Like many other past and present Cummins employees we are the better for knowing and working with Col over the many years

    I truely hope that you and your family find peace and comfort in the memories of Col

    RIP mate

    Col Russell

    Col Russell
  14. Hey Col, your favourite concreter here. You are leaving a great hole which will be impossible to fill, but your legacy will last for ever. Your reflection will continue through Jen and the girls. The Carboni famiglia.

    Sergio Carboni
  15. Col,
    Thank you for your support and friendship, there are lots of great memories and laughs.
    You fought a good fight, may you now rest in peace free of pain.
    Enjoy the 18 holes upstairs
    Sending my heartfelt thoughts to Jenny and the girls.
    Shannon, Belinda and Family.

    Shannon Mair
  16. To Jen, girls, Robert & Roslyn & families
    It is tragic that Col departed this earth way to early. We send are heartfelt condolences to you all and hope you find the strength to get through all the tough & lonely times ahead. Being out of pain can be a relief , but not having that wonderful person around is also painful.
    With love Vicki & Doug Slade, neighbors in Longreach

    Doug & Vicki Slade
  17. I met briefly Col during the development of my role as Key Acc Manager for Cummins Filtration. In this short period of time, Col was able to leave a very positive impression of his friendship, humanity and charisma. My condolences to his family and friends who are deeply sadden.

    Laura Segovia-Pinacho
  18. Thinking of the good memories, mentoring and banter shared with you Col over the years at Cummins both back in Brisbane and Melbourne. Your legacy will not soon be forgotten, cheers mate.

    Andrew Booth
  19. So Sad to hear about Col’s passing, He fought all the way and is now at Rest. Our heart felt condolences to Jen and the Girls.

    Brian and Coralie Doyle
  20. Our condolences to the family and close friends, sad news on the passing of a true legend. Today was a day to reflect on those conversations and memories. Col was a mentor to many. RIP Col. Jason Linke

    Jason Linke
  21. Beautiful service Jen. Our hearts are breaking. Col had a heart of gold and will be sorely missed by so many. Know you, Em, Maddi and Ti are in our hearts. Sending love, prayers and hugs.
    Shells, Shane and James xxxx

    Michelle Slaughter
  22. Dear Jenny, Emily, Maddi and Ti
    Thinking of you all at this very difficult time. You made and now have lots of beautiful memories to keep him near.
    Hang on to these and look after each other always.
    Much love and strength.
    Gay xxxx

    Gay Baeumler
  23. Our thoughts are with you all, Ros, Robert and especially Jenny and girls. A life well lived but cut short way too soon, may you find comfort and solace in each other

    Tony & Jane Wilkinson