Obituary Record

Robert Baker
Died on 2/3/2019

Baker, Robert “Bob” 2/3/2019

Funeral Leaflet (photo)


In Loving Memory Robert "Bob" Baker

February 23, 1935 ~ February 3, 2019

Bob was born in Omaha to parents, Margaret and Joe. He enlisted in the Air Force in 1952, served in the Korean War, and retired in 1978. Bob married his wife of 62 years, Jan, in 1956. After retiring, Bob earned multiple advanced degrees pursuing a career as a Respiratory Therapist at UNMC. He served his community as a volunteer fireman/paramedic, and was an active member of the Papillion Masonic Lodge #39. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; and sister Arlene. He is survived by his wife Jan; four children: Pamela Merritt, Phillip (Kathy) Baker, Gregory (Shawn) Baker and Laurene (Doug) Brown; grandchildren: Katrina, Cassandra, Joseph, Brittany, Savannah, Ben, McKenna, and Sadie; 6 great-grandchildren, and brother Don Baker

Memorials suggested to the VNA.

Westlawn Hillcrest Funeral Home, 5701 Center St., Omaha, NE 68106

Visitation Thursday, February 7, 2019 12 pm-2 pm Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home. Masonic Service at 1:40 pm performed by Papillion Masonic Lodge No. 39

Funeral Service Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 2 pm Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home. Officiated by pastor David Linkugel.

Pallbearers: Joe Baker, Ben Baker, Ryan Steeves, Chandler Bettenhausen, Russell Baker, Larry Schroder, Doug Brown

Musical Selections: “Welcome Home” -Michael W. Smith; “Where Could I Go But To The Lord”—Elvis Presley, “Amazing Grace”-sung by Brittni Baker and Joe Baker

Interment Following the Funeral Service Westlawn-Hillcrest Memorial Park. Military Funeral services performed by United States Air Force.

Please join the family for a reception following services at The Center for Hope and Healing.

~~~Funeral leaflet courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Obituaries and leaflets on file in the Blair, Nebraska Public Library~~~

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