Angela Potter 1973-2020

Angela Lea (Baker) Potter, 46, of Valley Falls, passed away with family by her side on Friday, March 6, 2020, at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka.

She was born July 4, 1973, in Iowa City, Iowa, the daughter of Gary and Vicky (Freeman) Baker.

Angela graduated from Chase County High School in 1991 and had attended vocational school. She worked for Goodyear Tire Company for five years and Southwest Publishing for a few years, both in Topeka. Most recently she was a department manager for Holton Walmart.

Survivors include a son, Scott Weeks (Emily) of Valley Falls; a life partner, Larry Lawrence of Valley Falls; a brother, Curtis Baker of Florida; three sisters, Theresa Simmons (David) of Elmdale, and Camille Kelly (Jim) and Jenny Baker, both of Strong City; a granddaughter, Raelie Weeks; and one grandchild “on the way.”

Angela was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 12 at Mercer Funeral Home in Valley Falls. Inurnment will follow in Valley Falls Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Angela Potter Memorial Fund, to be designated at a later date and sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Valley Falls, KS 66088. To leave a special message for the family, please visit



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