Hastings resident Floyd K. “Corky” “B.” Baker Sr., 79, passed away Tuesday, August 18,
2020, at Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE.
Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. There will be no viewing or visitation.
Memorials may be given to the Hastings Military Funeral Fund, PO Box 613, Hastings,
NE 68902. Private condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston
Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.
Floyd was born March 27, 1941, in Cowles, NE to Floyd Ivan & Margaret (Johnson)
Baker. He received his GED while serving in the U.S. Navy from 1959 to 1979. Floyd
married RueAnn Webb on July 7, 1962.
Floyd retired from the U.S. Navy in 1979 and went to work for the U.S. Postal Service in
1980; retiring in 2001. He was a member of the Postal Union and NRA. Floyd enjoyed
hunting, fishing, playing PlayStation, reading, and history. When he was thanked for
serving he would reply “it was my honor, I enjoyed every minute of it.”
Floyd was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Doris; brothers-in-law, Pete Wessels,
Garry Lutz, Johnny Hanson, LeRoy Sinsel; nephews, Gary Wessels and Tim Wessels;
and in-laws, Robert & Marjorie Webb.
Wife: RueAnn Baker – Hastings, NE
Children & Spouse: Lisa Baker & significant other Edward Klein –
Floyd Jr. & Sandy Baker – Topeka, KS
Grandchild & Significant Other: Matthew Baker & Aurelia BigHair
Great-Grandsons: Jaden Baker
Siblings & Spouse: Beverly Wessels
David Baker & Debbie Nippert
Sister-in-law: Sharon Sinsel
Special Friends: Scott, Kristy, Tommy & Alyssa Ehlers
Jim & Linda Mousel
Many Nieces & Nephews