Obituary of Kim Michael Baker
Kim Michael Baker, 64, lifelong resident of Winamac, IN, passed away at 8:12 AM Thursday, November 25, 2021 at home while holding his sister’s hand. He had battled multiple forms of cancer since 2009. Kim was born on August 29, 1957 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Lafayette, IN to the late Ralph W. and Dorothy A. [Weaver] Baker. He was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac where he attended grade school as well. Kim graduated from Winamac High School in 1975. Later in life, he earned an Associates of Arts Degree from Ball State University in Muncie, IN.
On December 23, 1995, he married the love of his life, Judy Kay Lovely, at the Smokey Mountain Wedding Chapel in Sevier County, TN. He was devastated when she passed away on April 13, 2001.
Kim was a hard worker; a trait he inherited from his father. Over the years, he worked at Switches, Winamac Steel, Dietrich’s, Braun’s, and Subway. No matter where he worked, he always made good friends. He was an avid fisherman and was fondly known to many as “Fish”. He enjoyed antiquing, flea markets, flower & vegetable gardening, playing pool, hunting mushrooms and cooking. Kim was also an incredibly talented woodworker and enjoyed making unique items for others as gifts.
Kim loved to spend time with his family, especially fishing with his grandson and sister. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by:
Michael Mollencup, Bruce Lake, IN Son
Tonya Williams, Hazard, KY Step-Daughter
Sonya Terry, Beech Grove, IN Step-Daughter
Gavin Mollencup, Grandson
Rylenn Hathaway, Granddaughter
Patrick (fiancée: Julie) Tuley, Grandson
Zack Tuley, Grandson
Katelynn Tunis, Granddaughter
Kyia Snider, Granddaughter
Amyia Terry, Granddaughter
5 Great Grandchildren
Deborah (Jody) Stillwell, Sister
Brenda S. Baker, Sister-in-law
Alvin Stamper, Brother-in-law
Many Nieces and Nephews
Mary Baker, Aunt
Mary Pratt, Aunt
Catherine (Ed) Pratt, Aunt
Judith Tunis, Mother-in-law
Preceded in death by:
Ralph W. and Dorothy A. [Weaver] Baker, Parents
Judy Kay [Lovely] Baker, Wife
Paige Swartz, Granddaughter
Casin Tuley, Great Grandson
Randy E. Baker, Brother
Monica Stamper, Sister
Brenda Baker, Infant Sister
Visitation will be from 3-7 PM EST Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.
A Scriptural Wake Service will be held at 7 PM EST Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN with Rev. Leroy Kinnaman officiating followed by a Rosary Service.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM EST Thursday, December 2, 2021 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac, IN with Rev. Andrew DeKeyser officiating.
Burial will take place at Winamac Cemetery (Town Addition) in Winamac, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.
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Scriptural Wake Service and Rosary Service
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