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In Memory of Dale Baker

Bob Neill, Dale Baker & Larry Barton- Reunion 2007

Dec. 1, 1948 — June 19, Dale F. Baker, 58, of Plymouth, IN, died at 7:51 a.m. on Tuesday, June 19,

2007, in Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Plymouth.

Dale was born on Dec. 1, 1948, in Indianapolis, IN, to Larry and Marjorie

(Shotts) Baker. Dale was a 1967 graduate of Elston High School in Michigan City

and was an electrical engineering graduate of Purdue University. He worked at

NIPSCO for 37 1/2 years after having served in the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam

with the Blue Ghost Squadron.

He was a Past White Hat Commander of the Finney-Shilling VFW Post 6919 in

Culver, serving in that role from 1990 to 1992. He was also a member of the

American Legion and the Federation of Eagles. His two great passions were

gardening and kayaking. He was also a master gardener and enjoyed landscaping.

On May 15, 1998, he married Donna Pennington in Plymouth. She survives along

with his daughter, Noelle Baker of LaPorte, IN; grandsons, Ian and Zoren Baker;

stepchildren, Jeremy (Nichol) Pennington of Culver and stepdaughter, Misty Craft

of Bowling Green, KY. Other survivors include brothers, Terry (Kathy) Baker of

Springport, MI, Stu (Martha) Baker of Marshall, MI, and Ross (Laura) Baker of

Tualatin, OR; sisters, Jayellen (Mike) Johnston of Dugger, IN, and Lorry (Ron)

Klinger of Boon, MI; and three step-grandchildren, Justin and Shanna Craft, and

Haley Pennington.


He was preceded in death by his father, Larry.

Visitation with the family will be held on Friday, June 22, 2007, in the

Bonine-Odom Funeral Home, Culver, from 2 to 8 p.m. EST. Funeral services will be

held on Saturday, June 23, 2007, at 10 a.m. EST in the funeral home, with

interment following at Culver Masonic Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Finney-Shilling VFW Post 6919.

Dale was a good friend and a big help with this site. We will all miss him though he will never be forgotten!




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