March 23, 1946 ~ June 13, 2022 (age 76)


A Celebration of Life for Roy Edgar “Ed” Baker, 76, will be held at 5:30 P.M. Saturday, June 25, 2022 at the Douglas Baptist Church in Douglas, Wyoming with Pastor Tom Strock officiating.

Ed died Monday, June 13, 2022 at the Memorial Hospital in Converse County in Douglas.

He was born Saturday, March 23, 1946 in Douglas the son of Roy Calvin and Ferol Dorothy (Manning) Baker.  Ed was a lifelong rancher in Converse County.  He received his education in Converse County graduating from the Douglas High School in 1964.  He attended Casper College and served in the United States Army Reserves.  He ranched with his parents north of Douglas, where he did reclamation work.  Ed was married to Linda Diane Kothe on August 1, 1970 in Glenrock, Wyoming.  Ed and Linda bought a ranch on Bedtick Road, south of Douglas, in 1985, where they ranched with their sons.

Ed served on the LaPrele Irrigation board.  He enjoyed working on his equipment and repurposing different things on the ranch.

He was is survived by his wife, Linda Baker; sons, Rick (Andrea) Baker and Tim (Jennifer) Baker; sister, Kathy (Dave) Blaylock all of Douglas; grandchildren, Dean Baker, Lee (Natalie) Baker, Ryen Rater, Ty Baker, Garrett Vanderpool, Sydnee Vanderpool, Lilly Baker, and Hannah Baker; and great grandchildren, Layla Baker and Weston Baker.

Ed was preceded in death by his father, Roy, on June 29, 1989; mother, Ferol, on August 16, 1994; and infant brother, David Lee Baker, on April 9, 1943.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be all of his family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Ranchers’ Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of Converse County Bank, P.O. Box 689, Douglas, Wyoming 82633 or Douglas Future Farmers of America, 1701 Hamilton Street, Douglas, Wyoming 82633 would be appreciated by the family.  

The Gorman Funeral Homes – Converse Chapel of Douglas, Wyoming is in charge of the arrangements.

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Celebration of Life
June 25, 2022

5:30 PM
Douglas Baptist Church
135 Pearson Road
Douglas, Wyoming 82633

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