Gary George Baer…June 4, 1951 – December 12, 2016


Funeral services for Gary Baer will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 16, 2016 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, Colorado. Pastor Diane Hutson will officiate. Interment will follow in the Haswell Cemetery in Haswell, Colorado. Military rites will be provided by the American Legion District #1 Post #6 and VFW Post #2411.

Gary George Baer was born on June 4, 1951 in La Junta, Colorado to Gerald and Lucille (Tull) Baer and passed away on December 12, 2016 in Wheatridge, Colorado at the age of 65.

Gary loved music and playing the guitar, everyone that had the pleasure of knowing him, knew well of these loves. He was a very kind and caring soul whom never met a stranger. He derived great pleasure from making others smile laugh and he thoroughly enjoyed sharing a good joke.

Gary is survived by nieces, Kathleen Spain, Angie Reels; great nieces, Rachel Hootman, Sadie Reels; great nephew, Anthony McNeil; aunt, Vera Faucett; cousins, Francis Vanault, Julie Thomas, John Tull; and a host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gerald and Lucille (Tull) Baer; and brother, Kenneth Baer.

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