Kenneth E. Baer…November 1, 1953 – April 13, 2015

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Funeral services for Kenneth E. Baer will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 20, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Chaplin John Carter officiating.  Interment will follow in the Haswell Cemetery.

Kenneth Edwin Baer was born to Gerald E. and Lucille (Tull) Baer on November 1, 1953 in Flagler, Colorado.  He passed away on April 13, 2015 at his residence in Springcreek, Nevada at the age of 61.

Kenneth obtained his pilot license in 1972 which began his 30 year career of crop dusting in Kiowa County.  He was also a pilot for the USDA for 11 years.  Kenneth was a proud father of 3 children and one self-proclaimed adopted son.  He was a patient man and loved by many.

Kenneth was a member of Fort Halleck Single Action Shooting Club, NRA, and SASS.

Kenneth is survived by his children, Kathleen Spain, Angela Reels, and Kodie Baer; self-proclaimed adopted son, Ronald Ridgeway; brother, Gary Baer; 7 grandchildren, Rachael Hootman, Anthony McNeill, Sadie Reels, Ethan and Cory Spain, and Blake and Drew Ridgeway; many other relatives and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald E. Baer and Lucille T. (Tull) Baer.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fort Halleck Single Action Shooting Club or Horizon Hospice in care of Horber Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 431, Las Animas, Colorado, 81052.

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