Kolby L. Baber

May 31, 1990 – Aug. 17, 2021


Kolby Lee Baber, 31, of Lincoln, passed away Aug. 17, 2021. He was born May 31, 1990, in Lincoln, NE to Robert and Kristal (Horky) Baber.

Kolby served as a Corrections Officer with the Department of Corrections at the Community Corrections Center in Lincoln. He was a member of Christ Place Church.

Kolby was a devoted husband, father and family man, a gentle giant, was always calm and collected and made everyone smile. His biggest joy in life was spending time with his daughter and wife. He also enjoyed motorcycles, guns, golf and going to the zoo and spending time with his dog.

Family members include his wife, Kelani; six-year-old daughter, Kenley; mother, Kristal Baber; sisters, Kylee (Dan) Slocum and Jade Baber; brother, Jeff (Katie) Baber; brother-in-law, Travis Estencion; sister-in-law, Reena Estencion; nieces and nephews, Harper and Jack Slocum, Brook and Joel Baber, Emma Estencion, Alex LoBue and Mando Paz; parents-in-law, Clay (Megan) Heath, Kim (Jeremy) Wells and Jordan Estencion.

Preceded in death by his father, Bob Baber, and two infant children born at rest.

The funeral service was Aug. 23 at Christ Place Church in Lincoln. Memorial contributions are suggestedto the family. Condolences may be left for the family online at roperandsons.com.


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