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2800 N Van Buren
Enid, OK 73703
Phone: (580) 233-1400
Fax: (580) 233-1408
Jimmy Baker

Jimmy B. Baker

Thursday, March 17th, 1932 - Sunday, June 6th, 2021
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A Celebration of Life Service will be held for Jimmy B. Baker at 2:00 pm Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home with Reverend Eric Keller and Reverend Alan Seibel officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
Jim was born March 17, 1932, the son of Ted and Lena (Landwehr) Baker, and was born and raised on the family farm southwest of Waukomis, Oklahoma. He passed away in Mercy Hospital on June 6, 2021. He attended Morning Star Country School for the first eight grades and then attended Waukomis High School, graduating in 1950. He attended Enid Business College from August 1950 through May 1952, while working part time for Groendyke Trucking Co. Jim was drafted into the U.S. Army in October 1952 and served two years in the 505th Military Police Battalion, stationed at the Presidio of San Francisco, California. Upon being discharged, he returned to Enid and was employed by the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety as a communications officer for the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. He was later promoted to Chief Radio Communication Officer, where he served twenty-seven and a half years, retiring in 1982. Jim was involved in farming the family farms during his employment with the OHP, and continued farming full-time until retiring in 1999. In 1994, Jim and his brother Royce were awarded the Bankers Soil Conservation Award and later Oklahoma Centennial Farm Award.
On November 6, 1955, Jim married Rosa Ann Weida at Bethany Evangelical Church and made their home in Enid. A year later they moved to Waukomis. They had two children, Jimmy Dean and Jina Ann Baker. Jim and Rosa have been married for sixty-five years. Jim was a member of Waukomis Methodist Church, and Waukomis Lions Club until it’s closing in 2002. He was a member of The Board of Directors of the Waukomis Co-op for several years and serving as President and Secretary of the Board. Jim and his family moved to Enid in 1981 and became members of Oakwood Christian Church. He was a volunteer worker in the construction of classrooms at the church and building of the Bus Barn, The Rock House and The Oakwood Activity Center. He was also a volunteer worker in the operation of the OAC from it’s opening until ill health caused him to quit in August 2008. Jim is survived by his wife Rosa, a son Jim and his wife Cindy, daughter Jina and her husband Doug Kapka; three grandchildren, Tanner Baker and his wife Stefani, Chase Baker of Oklahoma City, Anne Meredith Kapka of Norman; two great-grandchildren, Sofie Jane Baker and Callen Quin, sister-in-law Elizabeth Baker of Edmond, brother-in-law Lt. Col. (Ret.) Ralph Weida of Vacaville, California; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ted and Lena, brother Royce, brother-in-law Rudy Weida and his wife Linda, and sister-in-law Diana Weida, and his favorite father and mother-in-law, William and Elsie Weida.
Memorials may be made to Oakwood Christian Church c/o Seekers Sunday School Class, Enid SPCA, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Guiding Eyes for the Blind with Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home serving as custodians of the funds.
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  • Service

    Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 2:00pm
    Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home Chapel
    2800 N. Van Buren
    Enid, OK 73703
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  • Interment

    Memorial Park Cemetery
    6405 Memorial Drive
    Enid, OK 73701
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Bryan Waltz

Posted at 12:46pm
Back in the late 1950's I lived close to the OHP Station at Van Buren and Lahoma Road. Jim and Royce would let me sit and listen to the OHP radio traffic. They were both great to me. After 25 years in law enforcement and retired, I still remember! Rest in Peace and thanks!! Bryan Waltz, Ohio.

Jina Kapka Posted at 09:04pm

What a nice memory! Thank you for sharing!

Dudley & Jeanne Winn

Posted at 02:30am
Rosa, it's been a long time since seeing you. I was sorry to read about your loss of Jim. My sympathy & prayers of comfort sent to you & your family.

Jina Kapka Posted at 09:05pm

Thank you🙂

teresa robertson

Posted at 11:32pm
my condolences, to rosa and the family, i enjoyed seeing him and rosa at oakwood activity center in the morning at the coffee club table, .

Jina Kapka Posted at 09:05pm

Thank you😊

Violet Brinkley

Posted at 05:37pm
Great man. He is definitely in the arms of the Lord. Hugs and prayers to family.

Jina Kapka Posted at 09:06pm

Thank you🙏

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