Dawn Renee Baker

March 20, 2021

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Dawn Renee Baker (nee Delk), 47 years old, passed away at her Aunt’s home surrounded by loved ones on Saturday, March 20, 2021, after a courageous battle against cancer. She is the daughter of the late William Delk and Sandra Delk (nee Cline) of Richmond, IN. She is survived by the “love of her life” Chuck Penley along with siblings Debby and John Delk, stepchildren Rachel and Joshua Baker and many loving family and friends. The simplest pleasures in life brought joy to Dawn. She loved cooking and making special goodies for everyone around every holiday. She loved being in the Richmond High School band. Playing her beloved clarinet. She was very passionate about the 4H Organization because of her love for all creatures. Dawn was just pure at heart. Her sweet disposition and kind spirit would add a little sunshine to your day. Her infectious smile was contagious. Her battle strong and her faith in God never wavered. Let us continue to honor her legacy by living our lives to the fullest. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Hodapp Funeral Home 7401 Vine St., Carthage, Monday April 12th from 5PM until 7PM. Family request no flowers, In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to :

Attn: Cathy King, Mgr.
3301 Mercy Blvd. Suite 100
Cincinnati, OH 45211.
Memo: In Memory of Dawn Baker.

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Cindy Murray - Apr 13, 2021
My thoughts and prayers have been with you all today. Dawn touched us all in so many ways. Loved her and all of you.
Tonja Thompson - Apr 11, 2021
Sending my deepest sympathies and prayers. Dawn you will be so deeply missed . You had a heart of gold and a smile that would light up the world . I know your with your Dad now ... until we meet again . I love you ❤️
Brandy - Apr 5, 2021
Dawn I can't help to think about all the time that went by with "life stuff" that got in the way of us doing the things we talked about doing. I'm so sad that you're gone but thankful you aren't in pain anymore. Chuck, Dawn loved you with everything she had. I'm so sorry she's gone.
Mimi - Apr 5, 2021
Chuck, DawnRenee was a ray of sunshine in my life. I will miss her love, sweetness and kindness every single day. Thank you for loving her and giving her the best years of her life! Please accept my deepest sympathy and prayers for your comfort & peace.