OBITUARY

Harold E. Baber

March 6, 1926August 6, 2018
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Harold Edward Baber, 92, of Greeley, died Monday, August 6, 2018 at Grace Pointe. He was born March 6, 1926 in Eastonville, Colorado to Barney and Caroline (Deuser) Baber.

Harold grew up in Greeley, where he attended schools. After his education, he worked for A.J. Gold, Gold’s Auto Parts, Greeley for ten years. He later went to work at Parr Auto Parts for five years. He then worked for Chapman Bros Inc. in Denver for several years.

In February 1944, he married Lillian Downing in Greeley. They later divorced. On August 22, 1969, he married Flora Mae Robinson in Greeley. She died on March 18, 2000. He later spent his years with a companion, Jeanette Hill. She died in July 2017.

Harold was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Harold had a lifelong love of horses, especially “Smoky” and “Short Stuff”. He enjoyed spending time in the mountains, where he would ride horses, hunt and camp. He would play his harmonica around the campfire and in the evenings at home. Harold was an avid reader, especially books by Louis L’Amour.

Above all was Harold’s love for his family and the time they spent together.

Harold is survived by daughter, Kathy Hinojosa Baber (Doug Wamsley) of Greeley; stepdaughters, Zella Brink of Red Feather Lakes, Colorado and Loretta Green (Tom) of Fruita, Colorado; step-sons, Daniel Hill and Andrew Hill both of Englewood, Colorado; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by son, Richard Baber, daughter, Laura Leiter, sons-in-law, Rudy Hinojoa and Terry Leiter; three brothers and two sisters.

A Celebration of Harold’s Life will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 10, 2018 at Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 West 28th Street, Greeley. Interment will be 1:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

  • FAMILY

  • Kathy Hinojosa Baber & Doug Wamsley, Daughter & Son-in-law
  • Zella Brink, Step-Daughter
  • Loretta & Tom Green, Step-Daughter & her husband
  • Daniel Hill, Step-son
  • Andrew Hill, Step-son
  • Harold is also survived by 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Services

  • Celebration of Life Friday, August 10, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, August 10, 2018
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Harold E. Baber

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Max & Pat (Nunn, Bailey) Ingersoll

August 12, 2018

Kathy, I am so sorry to hear about you dad passing. Also your brother Richard's passing, first I heard of it. My husband and I have been travling a lot, and don't always hear about everything going on. My heart and prayers are with you and the rest of your dad's loved ones. Love to ALL, Pat &Max Ingersoll

Scott Keel

August 10, 2018

Harold was a great man with lots of stories to share. He was always a fun person to be around and would teach you all that he knew. He will be one that left a large footprint in my life and will be missed.

Jill Peper

August 9, 2018

Kathy, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family I know how hard it is to lose your father, remember all the good times you had with him. Love Jill

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