Kira M. Baker

Kira M. Baker

April 23, 1983 – July 19, 2022

Survived by loving parents, James Baker, Sr. and Donna Haney (Bob); brother, James Baker, Jr. (Stephanie); Nana, Edna Emmi; aunts and uncles: Mary and Joe Foreman, Tom and Kathy Baker, Mike and Mark Baker, Carol and Tony Tom, and Angelo and Elaine Emmi; many supporting cousins.  Special thanks to Margie and Care Minders and Kira’s loving caregivers: Kathy, Riss, Sarah, and Rose, and longtime friend, Susanne.

SERVICES: Saturday, July 23rd at 11am, West Center Chapel.  No flowers, please.  Memorials may be directed to M.S. Forward, 13530 Discovery Dr., Omaha 68137.

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  • Frank & Cathy Bartunek Posted July 20, 2022 4:21 pm

    Our deepest condolences for your loss. I’m so glad we got to see and talk with Kira last week. Be assured God will look after her and take good care of her. You are all in our prayers and thoughts.

  • Stephanie Semler (Baker) Posted July 20, 2022 8:54 pm

    Kira is greatly missed, she was my sister in every way. All my love

  • Melanie Goans Posted July 20, 2022 10:51 pm

    So thankful for the times we spent together over the years & that we were able to visit last week. Kira had such a kind and loving heart. Thinking of you JB & praying for peace in your heart. Sending our love.

  • Stephanie Semler (Baker) Posted July 21, 2022 7:16 am

    Kira was a wonderful daughter and sister. I was lucky to be able to call her my sister, and a friend, too. Thank you for raising such an amazing and beautiful soul.

  • Laila and David Mlynczak Posted July 21, 2022 10:59 am

    Kira was a special young lady with an open heart for all. It was a pleasure to get to know her and share somefun experiences. Happy that her physical ailments are gone and she is surrounded with God’s glory. Sad for her loss. ❤

  • James and Betty Jo Keisner Posted July 21, 2022 11:43 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. May you find peace and comfort knowing Kira is now sitting at the feet of Our Lord and He is saying “Welcome home.”

  • Jose and Jeanette Castillo Posted July 21, 2022 4:51 pm

    There is another angel in heaven. You will be missed by your loving family. May you rest in peace

  • Scott & Terry Sorenson Posted July 22, 2022 5:33 am

    Our heart aches for you and your family. Please know we are here for you and I thinking of you all the time.

  • Christie Jenkins Posted July 22, 2022 8:54 am

    I have so many wonderful memories of Kira in high school. She was always a great friend and I will remember her forever. I’m so sad I won’t get to hug her again.

  • Dawn, Jerry & Gabe Seabold Posted July 22, 2022 12:42 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for your family.

  • Adam Semler and family Posted July 22, 2022 2:54 pm

    Deepest condolences to the Baker family. Praying that you find peace in the beautiful memories of Kira.

  • Adam Semler and family Posted July 22, 2022 2:56 pm

    Deepest condolences to the Baker family. Prayers for peace to find you in the sweet memories of Kira.

  • Claudia Zook Posted July 22, 2022 4:08 pm

    Kira was a wonderful girl! She will be greatly missed. Always enjoyed talking with her throughout the 30 yrs. I have known Kira and Jim.

  • Amy Nichols Posted July 22, 2022 6:14 pm

    Jim, I’m so sorry for the loss of your sister. Thinking of your family during this difficult time.

  • Ryan A. Michael Posted July 23, 2022 1:07 am

    I want to send my condolences to Kira’s parents and her family. Kira was such a great, fun loving, soft hearted person. I will always remember how much of a part of my life she was. My Mother and I are very deeply saddened to hear of her passing.

  • Bob & Jean Bartunek Posted July 23, 2022 7:12 am

    Our deepest sympathies to Kira’s family i especially Jim and Donna! I can’t imagine bearing the loss of a child. I have always thought of Kira as a niece and loved her dearly. She will be missed but take solace in knowing that she is truly in Gods loving arms now.

  • Riss Mitchell Posted July 23, 2022 2:28 pm

    Dear Kira I will miss you more then life itself, you was my favorite friend, Kira please watch over pops, aunt mary, Suzanne, Fernando, and also your mother, you was perfect here, I know your even more perfect there, make sure you feed your dog Shay up there, I love you so much my bestie, and thank you for being a real, true, genuine friend, come visit me some time in my dream 😏….love always and forever, until we meet again, I’m going to run to you even faster then I ran up the stairs for you.
    -CNA Riss💔♾
    On behalf of me, and careminders, and my babies that we shared you all have our condolences.

  • Monica Paul & Steve DiMeo Posted July 25, 2022 8:16 am

    We are sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathies to the entire family..

  • Pat Huggins Posted July 28, 2022 4:19 pm

    Donna, I am so sorry to hear about Kira’s passing. Please know Kira, you, and the whole family are in my thoughts and prayers. You all have my deepest condolences.

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