Dennis Gene Baker, 68, of Memphis died Wednesday morning, August 15, 2018 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.
He was born the son of Ray Thomas and Nellie Louise (Robinson) Baker on June 15, 1950 in Kirksville.
Dennis graduated in 1968 from Memphis High School and earned a degree from drafting school in Quincy.
He married the former LaDonna Yoder on August 11, 1973 at the Memphis United Methodist Church. She survives.
Dennis enjoyed working on cars and spending time with his family. He enjoyed going fishing, but never got around to casting a reel himself because he was always fixing lines and baiting hooks for others.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Hobart.
He is survived by his wife, LaDonna of the home; son, Ryan Baker of Memphis; daughter, Jessica (Patrick) Mutchler, of Kirksville; grandchildren: Taryn, Liam, Ava and Stella Mutchler of Kirksville; brothers: Harold (Linda) Baker of West Burlington, IA and Tom (Marlys) Baker of Altoona, IA; mother-in-law, Dottie Yoder of Memphis; sister-in-law, Sally (Tom) Barickman of Keosauqua, IA; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
So sorry to hear about Dennis. Prayers for you and your family.
I pray that Dennis’s soul rest peacefully & for his family & friends broken hearts to heal. Another old friend lost…another Guardian angel to watch over his loving family. Love you all!
My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Hoping it will comfort you to remember that God is always present in both the beginning and the ending of our lives. Our souls come from Him and they return to Him.
So sorry to hear about Dennis. Prayers for strength and comfort for you and your family, LaDonna.
I am sorry to hear about Dennis’s passing. I hope his family draws comfort from their memories and knowing that he is out of pain and at peace.
I’m so sorry to hear about Dennis. Sending my sympathy to LaDonna and family.
Dennis will watch over all of his family. I send love and light to you and yours during this time. Love you LaDonna.
So very sorry to read about Dennis’s passing. Prayers for LaDonna and the family God bless
LaDonna and Sweet Family……
We are so sorry to hear of Dennis’ death……My prayer is that someday a cure will be found for cancer……I know Dennis suffered through chemo and now he is free from pain and at rest. You and your family will miss him and my prayer is……God will be with you through the lonesome and sad times, if you seek Him….He is always faithful to comfort your heart and mind. Love in our Lord and Saviour Jesus, Leland & Dolores “Class of 1968”
LaDonna I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and Prayers So sorry for your loss..
I’m so sorry to hear of Dennis’ passing. He was a great guy. My thoughts and prayers will be with those family and friends who mourn him. God called him home and we will all see each other again.
Dennis was indeed a great man.
LaDonna, sending my sympathy to you and your family. Carl was always so proud of the nephews and nieces and spoke fondly of them. We always visited Ray and Nellie when home on leave and remember a lot of younger days. May God bless you at this time. love pat baker
LaDonna, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are very sorry to hear about Dennis and this awful cancer. God has a time line for all of us and will help you through this tough time. God bless you. Roy and Donna
Sending prayers for strength and comfort for you and your family. May you and your family draw comfort from your memories and knowing that Dennis is at peace now.
LaDonna, we are so sorry for your loss. Our thought and prayers are with you and your family.
Dear Madonna and family, you all are in my thoughts prayers. Hope your mother is doing well. Give her my love.
LaDonna, so sorry that I couldn’t make it up for the visitation, but know that you’re in my thoughts and prayers.
Love you always, Judy
Sorry to hear of dennis’ passing. May he Rest In Peace.
LaDonna…So sad to hear of Dennis’ passing. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts.
He always had a smile!! I my regret knowing better!! Dennis R.I.P.
Please accept my sympathy to your entire family for the loss of Dennis. I always enjoyed visiting with him and know you will all miss him greatly.
LaDonna and family, my sincere sympathy to you all! I pray that you all find comfort in the wonderful memories you shared over the years. Love and blessings, Kathy
LaDonna and Family: Dennis had a kind spirit. I always enjoyed our visits in FFA in high school, etc. and our visits at my parents, Pip and Edna Ludwick dairy farm when he delivered MFA gas to their farm. Praying for God’s comfort and encouragement for you and your family and friends ..
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