It is with a heavy heart that we announce the death of our father, Sam L. Baca Jr. On November 11, 2023, Sam passed away in his sleep at his home in Colorado Springs Colorado. He was a native to Colorado and was born in the Denver area on October 13, 1957. Upon his graduation from North High School, Sam enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served for 20 years before retiring and starting a new career with the State of Colorado DMV office. Sam’s favorite past times included spending time with his family, old movies and fishing. He is survived by his 3 children —daughters, Jeanette Laws and Catherine Baker, and his son, Sam L. M. Baca, who all reside in the Denver area. Sam is also survived by his two sisters, Linda Johnson and Kimmi Baca as well as 7 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Sam L Baca and Ernestine R Baca, and his sister Catherine Baca of Denver Colorado.
Sam was a beloved father, husband, grandfather and brother. He will be sorely missed. Services will be held on November 28 at 12:30PM at Littleton Presbyterian Church located at 1609 W Littleton Blvd followed by burial at Fort Logan National cemetery at 2PM.
Afterwards, family and friends are invited to join us for a Celebration of Life reception at Public Offering Brewing located at 1736 S. Broadway, Denver, 80210 (10 minutes from Fort Logan).
The family requests donations to the Colorado Veterans Project in lieu of flowers.