Traci Lynn Baer

October 1, 1959June 23, 2013

Traci Lynn Klusmeyer Baer passed away Sunday, June 23, 2013 in Odessa, TX. She was born October 1, 1959, to Barbara Maxine (Hall) Klusmeyer and Joseph Charles (JC) at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, Texas.

Traci spent her entire life in Odessa, attending public schools and graduated from Odessa High School in 1978. She began her lifelong career in the oilfield when she started working for her father at Klusmeyer, Inc.

Traci married Joe Baer in 1985 and two children were born to this union. Joe had two sons from a previous marriage who Traci loved as her Own. Traci was loved by her family and friends and will be greatly missed.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Barbara and JC and grandparents.

She is survived by her son, Jody Baer and wife Tasha, her daughter Shealah Baer, step sons, Michael Baer and wife Brandon and Phillip Baer and wife Kim all of Odessa. One brother, Larry Scott Klusmeyer and wife Sabine, of Odessa, step brother, Willy Campbell of Rush Springs, OK, step sister, Bonda Elder and husband John of Odessa, step mother, Susie Klusmeyer of Odessa. Six grandchildren, Alyssa Baer, Steven Baer, Bryson Baer, Braeden Allard, Beckett Baer, and Brennan Baer, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and extended family members.

In lieu of flowers you can honor Traci’s memory by donating to the charity of your choice. A memorial graveside service will be 10:00 am, Saturday, June 29th, at Sunset Memorial Gardens officiated by Rev. Jimmy Dennis. Services are entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, June 29, 2013

Traci Lynn Baer

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Vonna Cope-Wyrick

July 8, 2013

So sorry to hear about Traci. She and I worked together at Key Energy, both in Odessa and ClayDesta in Midland. May God bless the family at this time of loss.

July 4, 2013

To all our family in Odessa Texas, we were saddened to hear of Tracy's passing.
You're in our thoughts and prayers in this difficult time.
Love to all,
Jimmy and Linda

Steve Looper

July 1, 2013

So sorry to hear about Traci. Please know that my thoughts are with the family.

July 1, 2013

It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through.

Vicki Kuykendall-Wilkerson

July 1, 2013

Traci's passing brings back lots of memories of when Kay and I spent so much time at Barbara and JC's house. I pray the Good Lord has given her the comfort she deserves. I love you all and send prayers your way!!

Joe and Alice Meier

June 30, 2013

Scott and Sabine, we are so sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort and strength during this difficult time.

June 30, 2013

So sorry to see this. Praying for the family.
Cindy Longshore Jones

Randy Hayes

June 29, 2013

Comfort & Prayers to the family of Traci.

Loralee Shannon Masel

June 29, 2013

I smiled when I read her name and so very sad when I read she has passed. I know God will guide all of you and bring back many forgotten memories in your days to come. God bless.

James Brumfield

June 29, 2013

My condolences goes out to the family.. She will be missed