Lowell N. Baker, age 71, of Independence, Kansas died Friday, March 06, 2015 at the Eagle Estates in Independence, Kansas.
Celebration of Life Services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery under the direction of the Potts Chapel.
Visitation hours will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, March 13, 2015 with the family receiving friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Potts Chapel.
The family has suggested memorials to the AWOL and contributions may be left at the Potts Chapel.
Lowell N. Baker was born February 18, 1944 in Independence, Kansas to Arthur Lowell and Mary Nealga (Craig) Baker. He grew up in Independence, Kansas and graduated from the Independence High School in 1962. Lowell then graduated from Independence Community College and attended Pittsburg State University. Lowell also entered the United States Army and served during Vietnam, he received the Purple Heart and Silver Star before his honorable discharge. Lowell worked for Sears & Roebuck as a regional manager and also worked as a manager at Montgomery Ward's. Lowell worked as a deputy for Montgomery County Sherriff's Office and owned and operated Judy Johnson Appliance and also Bakers Appliance before retiring in 2009.
Lowell was a member of the VFW, First United Methodist Church, former Generalissimo of Neewollah, ICC booster, and coached flag football and sponsored all children's sports.
Survivors include daughter Dina Campbell and husband Turner of Independence, Kansas, Son Nick Baker and wife Daliya of Cibolo, Texas, Son Eric Hawes and wife Jennifer of Lone Jack, Missouri; brother Craig Baker and wife Renita of Tulsa, Oklahoma; six grandchildren Crestley Jones, Nelson Schicke, Bryanna Baker, Kayley Baker Kaitlin Campbell and Gabriel Campbell; niece Mandi Kohl and nephew Curtis Baker.