Nancy Baker was born August 4, 1942 in Waterloo; the daughter of Robert and Hazelle (Zimmer) Waller. She married Richard Baker October 9, 1960 in Dysart, IA. Nancy belonged to the La Maison Women’s Club in Dysart, Garden Club, and the Stuffed Peppers Day Card Club and was a Jayceette. She enjoyed flowers, shopping and pumpkins in the fall. Nancy was well known for her Kuchen and love of baking. She loved to keep her home and lawn impeccable. Nancy had an infectious laugh and loved traveling with her husband, Dick. She loved her family and her friends were very important to her.
Nancy passed away on Friday, October 9, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids at the age of 78. She is preceded in death by her parents; a daughter Jane Marie Baker and a sister Barbara Vojtech. Nancy is survived by her husband of 60 years, Richard; three daughters: Kim Krupa of Dysart, Tracy (Marty) Hathaway of Marshalltown and Diane Baker of Cedar Rapids; five grandchildren: Heather (Joe) Myers, Nathan (Brooke) Holven, Chelsea Holven, Dalton (Christine) Krupa and Lauren Krupa;
eight great-grandchildren: Aidan, Justus, Adelynn, Sophia, Caleb, Landon, Dillon and Macy; a brother Tom (Therese) Waller of Traer and a sister Janette Schirm of Cincinnati, OH.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Masks and social distancing are required at the funeral home
Visitation will be held at Overton Funeral Home in Dysart, 714 First St, on Friday, October 16 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm
Private Family Services Will Be Held
Burial at Dysart Cemetery, Dysart, IA
Overton Funeral Home in Dysart is handling arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.overtonfuneralhomes.com