Linda Kay Baker, 74 of Clay Center, died April 26, 2022 at the Leonardville Nursing Home in Leonardville, Kansas. She was born on March 11, 1948 in Fremont, Nebraska, the daughter of Roy and Sally (Moser) Packer.
Linda grew up in Clifton, graduating from Clifton High School in 1966. She then moved to Wichita and worked as a CNA at St. Francis Hospital. Linda married Donald “Don” Baker on October 5, 1972 and he preceded her in death on August 23, 2020. The couple moved to Clay Center in 1976 and shortly after, Linda opened Baker Daycare, which she operated until retiring in 2016.
She was a member of the SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Linda was very involved in the Boy Scouts of America and Pack 55/Troop 54 for 31 years. She was the recipient of many awards including the District Award of Merit, Cubmaster of the Year and Cub Scout Family of the Year.
She is also preceded in death by parents and her brother, Monty Packer.
Son: Sean and wife, Rhys Baker of Clay Center, Kansas
Daughter: April and husband, Daniel Davis of Clay Center, Kansas
Daughter: Jennifier and husband, Jim Myers of Oconto, Nebraska
Sister: Carolyn and husband Cliff Williams of Clay Center, Kansas
Sister: Beth and husband, Bob Becker of Leavenworth, Kansas
Sister: Annette and husband, Mike Rhein of Savage, Minnesota
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00AM, Monday, May 2, 2022 at the SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Clay Center, Kansas.
Burial will be in the SS Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery, Clay Center, Kansas.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 1, 2022 from 3:30-5PM, with the Rosary being recited at 5PM at the Neill-Schwensen-Rook Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Linda Baker memorial fund to be designated later and can be sent c/o the funeral home.