Tuesday, April 24, 2018


Check today's political community news sent from the best and brightest among our blog community . . . Notes on another loss and double tragedy for local power broker Cindy Circo who recently suffered the untimely death of her son and now mourns this latest passing.

The Examiner has the definitive write-up:

Examiner: Baker was city’s ‘good friend’

Today's word from Jackson County Democrats . . .

It is with great sadness that we report former Jackson County Democratic Committee Chairman and Independence Councilman William Baker passed away on April 19th.

Bill was a lifelong resident of Independence, Mo. He was a community servant, Korean War Veteran and was in the loving care of the Missouri Veterans Home of Warrensburg.

He was preceded in death by grandson, Mariano William Circo.

Survived by wife, Shirley; children, Robin Bokarae (Sam), Mike Baker (Patty), Monica Sullivan (Pat), Tim Baker, Cindy Circo, John Baker (Elaina) and Sara Zorich (Kurt); and his 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to the Missouri Veterans Home of Warrensburg, 1300 Veterans Road, Unit D, Warrensburg, MO 64093. Type of Fund: General Specify: Unit D.

Also contributions can be made to the Mario Circo Mental Health Honor Fund at any Community America Credit Union.