Kim Baker

June 30, 1952 - March 03, 2020

Kim L. Baker, 67, of Parsons, passed away at 2:29 p.m., Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.

Kim Lawter Baker was born on June 30, 1952, to Dr. Henry Kummel “H. K.” and Alice Lucille (Lawter) Baker in Fort Scott, Kansas. He grew up and attended school in Chanute. Following graduating from Chanute High School, Kim studied printing at Oklahoma State Technical College in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. He moved back to Chanute and worked in the oil fields for eight years and then worked for Midland Brake/Halidex in Iola until his retirement. In 2013, Kim moved to Parsons. His greatest joy came from spending time with his family. An avid sports fan, Kim enjoyed watching all college and professional sports. He also enjoyed camping and horse shoes.

Survivors include:

Two sons – Scott Baker and his wife, Tammy, of Parsons; Zachary Baker

Three grandchildren – Riley Baker, Joseph and Kaitlyn Moberg

Four brothers – Dennis L. Baker and his wife, Brenda, of Joplin, Missouri; Edward L. Baker and his wife, Susan, of Renton, Washington; Daniel M. Baker and his wife, Karen, of Goodwell, Oklahoma; Henry B. Baker and his wife, Angela, of Kansas City, Missouri

One sister – Barbara K. Bederman of Raytown, Missouri

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Paul Baker.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home of Parsons.