Obituary: Darlene Baker



Darlene Baker, 74, Noblesville, died Nov. 2 at her home. She was born April 29, 1942 to Milton and Flossy (Collins) Richards in Indianapolis.

For 18 years, Darlene worked in housekeeping at Riverview. She loved painting, quilting and gardening. Most of all, Darlene enjoyed time with her daughters.

She is survived by her daughters, Theresa (Greg) Evin, Debbie (Charles) Stephens, Sandy Baker, Sheba (Jerry) Thomas, Rosalie (Mike) Smith and Kim (Scott) Pfister, sister Vie Ellis, brother Elmer (Caroline) Richards, 18 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Darlene was preceded in death by her husband, Bennie Baker in 1999, daughter Wanda Baker and sister Faye Cornette.