Mary Katherine Wise Baker 54 passed away at her home in Centerville after a rough battle with cancer. Kathy was born May 24, 1964 in Richmond, the daughter of Goldie Tinell and Fletcher Wise.
Kathy loved doing things outdoors. She loved to garden, specifically planting flowers. She enjoyed traveling and going to see concerts with her husband, Mark. She loved to spend time with friends and family. Her favorite thing in life was her beloved grandchildren. She spent most of her spare time with them; she loved to play with them and take them to do new and fun things. Kathy was a very hardworking and dedicated person. She spent 16 years working at Bob Evans and 22 years working for the United States Postal Service. Kathy was a beautiful and kind soul. She was a true warrior and fought her battle with cancer until the very end. She will be deeply missed by all of those that loved her.
Mary was preceded in death by her brother Thomas Wise, mother-in-law Janet Baker, step father Bud Tinell, her grandparents and several aunts and uncles.
Mary is survived by her husband and best friend Mark A. Baker, her mother Goldie Tinell, her father Fletcher Wise, her brother Rick (Lisa) Wise, one daughter Amy Chavez Lineare, one step daughter April Baker Smith (Sabrina Smith), one step son Mark A Baker Jr., her grandchildren Sequoyah Chavez, Sophie Baker, Ava Heard, her beloved poodle and companion Bob Wise Baker, a special friend Tammy Jones, several nieces and nephews, and a number of other relatives and close friends.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Sunday June 24, 2018 at Stegall-Berheide-Orr Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Webb officiating. Burial will be in Goshen Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family via the guest book at