|Birth: ||Jun. 2, 1926|
|Death: ||Oct. 13, 2010|
Kennyth Baker, Sr., 84, of rural Louisville, Kansas, died Wednesday, October 13, 2010, at his home. He was a long time resident of the area.
Kennyth was born June 2, 1926, in rural Louisville, Kansas, the son of David H. and Alice Scott Baker. He attended local schools but left school early to help on the family farm. Kennyth served in the United States Army until receiving a medical discharge.
Kennyth worked many years as a truck driver for Wamego Sand Company, now, Midwest Concrete Materials. He also had worked as a lineman for the Rural Electric and for the Wamego City Power Plant. Kennyth also drove a dump truck in Arizona and helped build the Hoover Dam. Kennyth enjoyed tinkering in his garage and was instrumental in repairing the first engine for the train in Wamego City Park. He loved to travel and enjoyed boating and water skiing.
Kennyth exchanged vows with Elna Irene Redmon on June 6, 1950. She preceded him in death on July 4, 2010.
Kennyth is survived by his five daughters, Bonnie Baker, Topeka, Cheryl Yonning, Wamego, Barbara Molden, and her husband, Richard, St. George, Judith Reinerio and her husband, Rick, Manhattan, and Karie Baker, Topeka; one son, Kevin Baker and his wife, Martie, rural Wamego; daughter-in-law, Yolanda Baker, Wamego; his twin sister, Kathryn Clinton and her husband, Lawson, Lovington, New Mexico; seventeen grandchildren and thirty great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a son, Kennyth Baker, Jr.; son-in-law, Gary Yonning; granddaughter, Stephanie Molden, grandson, Kalob Baker, sister, Ethal Butler, and brothers, William Baker and David Baker.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, October 16, 2010, at Campanella-Evans Mortuary in Wamego. Reverend Charles McClelland will be officiating. A private family inurnment will be held at the Swedish Cemetery, south east of Alma, Kansas.
Elna Irene Redmon Baker (1933 - 2010)
Kennyth Baker (1952 - 2009)*
Created by: Marie
Record added: Oct 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60181622
Added: Oct. 16, 2010