Kathleen (Kay) Mary Hampson Baer

Kathleen (Kay) Mary Hampson Baer 94 of Plattsburg Missouri formerly of Rockford, IL passed away on Wednesday April 5, 2017 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. She was born January 4, 1923 in Liverpool, England to Samuel and Kate Hampson, immigrating with her parents, three brothers and two sisters to Chicago, Illinois at the age of four. Married William G. Baer on April 6, 1946, in Chicago, they moved to Rockford, IL in 1955. Bill passed away on April 30, 1999. Bill and Kay were long time members of Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Country Club and Spring Creek Congregational Church. Kay was an avid Cubs fan her entire life.

Survivors include son Curtis (Marsha) Baer of Rockford and daughter Christine (Dale) Hunsburger of Turney, MO.; grandchildren, Erin (Marty) Maynes of Des Moines, IA and Matthew (Michele) Baer of Rockford,IL, great-grandchildren, Caitlin and Madelyn Maynes of Des Moines, IA and Ryleigh and Van Baer of Rockford,IL. She has numerous nephews and nieces in the United States as well as cousins in England. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Healing farewell services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday April 15, 2017 at the Sunset Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens in Rockford,IL. The Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Memorial Garden Rockford IL. The family suggests memorial gifts to the Oakridge Nursing Home P.O. Box 247 Plattsburg Missouri 64477. Arrangements Bailey & Cox Family Funeral Service Plattsburg Missouri. Online obituary and guest book at www.baileycox.com
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  1. Barb & Steve Hovlid says:

    Deepest Sympathy to the family of Kay Baer. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  2. Deb and Steve Nutter says:

    Our deepest sympathy. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  3. Marie & Andy Pickard says:

    Chris and family, So very sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

  4. David & Susan in the UK. says:

    Fond memories of our time spent with Kay & Bill both in the UK & USA. the happy hour , cocktails @ 5.30pm. Our trips shopping and all the fun & laughter we had together.

    We sent our thoughts to all the family especially Chris & Curtis.

    God bless

  5. Judy + Norm Hampson says:

    Chris & Cutis our Deepest Sympathy to you and your family’s for your loss. Aunty will be missed and never forgotten.

  6. Vickie Kilgore says:

    Chris and Dale, My Deepest Sympathy for you and your family. I’m so glad I was able to meet Kay when she first arrived in Plattsburg. Sending prayers and hugs.

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