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Lowell Dewayne Baker

July 31, 1936 — April 10, 2020

Lowell Baker was born July 31, 1936 in Leon, IA. to the late Lloyd and Niada (Merrill) Baker. He passed away on April 10, 2020 at the age of 83.

Lowell married Donna Rae McMullen of Henderson, IA on October 3, 1956. They were blessed with children Sherri (Lynn) Olsen and Jody (Kim) Baker; Grandchildren, Amy (Michael) Williams, Jennifer (Rob) Roane, Andy (Brandy) Olsen, Bryan (Alissa) Olsen, Jade, Trista and Ava Baker; Great Grandchildren Landon Williams, Chloe and Elli Roane, Brailey Olsen and Finnley Olsen; Foster Son Eddie (Laura) Knowlton and Foreign Exchange student 'Brazilian son', Rafael Aguiar.
Lowell attended and was baptized at First Christian Church. He worked for Brandies for several years and then he opened Baker's Petroleum in Minden where he loved serving the community. He enjoyed hauling fuel and propane to local area farmers. His family was very important to him and loved spending time with them. Lowell liked to watch car racing and his favorite driver Dale Earnhardt. He liked to listen to gospel and country music, John Deere tractors, Ford trucks, shooting guns, motorcycles and playing pool. He loved telling jokes and no matter where he went he never knew a stranger.

Lowell is survived by his sister Kay (Jay) Stott, sister-in-law Pauline (Dick) Baker and Maggie (Lyle) Baker and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents Lloyd and Niada Baker, siblings, Dick Baker, Mildred (Melvin) Gartin, Lois (Leo) Benscoter and Harold Agnew, and twin brother Lyle Baker. Son-in-law Mike Stephens, nephews Steve Benscoter and Mike Baker.

Visitation will be Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hoy Kilnoski Funeral Home. A private graveside service will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Neola Township Cemetery, Neola, IA.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

9:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Hoy-Kilnoski Funeral Home and Crematory

1221 North 16th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

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Neola Township Cemetery

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