PLAINS – Kimberly Kay "Kim" Eakes, 53, died Sunday, June 29, 2014, in Cuchara, Colo.
She was born Dec. 15, 1960 to Donald Lee and Beverly Ann (Mulholland) Davis in Stanford, Calif.
She married Ronald E. Eakes on January 4, 1986 in Stockton, Calif. He survives.
She later attended the University of California at Davis, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science.
Upon her graduation, she began working for Dekalb Swine Breeders, which led her to Plains, Kansas, where she was a production supervisor.
In 1988 they began their family and she became a homemaker and a community volunteer, having been active with the Plains Community Library, Plains P.T.O., Plains Community Building Project, Girl Scouts, and summer community recreational sports.
She was a member of Saint Patrick's Catholic Church, also assisting in various capacities over the years.
Survivors also include children: Laura Beth Eakes, Amsterdam, Kathy Lynn Eakes, Fort Collins, Colo. and Jason Mark Eakes, Davidson, N.C.; and sister, Jill Whippo, Garden City
She was preceded in death by daughter, Kristen Kay Eakes on October 27, 1988; her parents; and brother, Brad Davis.
• Vigil services will be at 6 p.m. Friday, July 4, 2014, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Plains, with Father Ted Skalsky presiding.
Holy Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014, at the church.
Private family burial will take place at a later date.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary in Meade.
Memorials are suggested to the Plains City Park Beautification, the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, or the Susan G. Komen Foundation in care of the funeral home.
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