Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

December 24, 2012

Gwen Baute, 56

Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — Gwen Baute, 56, of Westport, passed away Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 at her daughter’s residence in Hope.

She was born April 9, 1956 in Columbus, the daughter of John M. and Phyllis L. (Laswell) Dunkelbarger.

She had been a lifelong resident of Decatur County and had graduated from South Decatur High School in 1974. For several years, Gwen had coached volleyball at South Decatur High School. She was a member of the Westport Christian Church.

She enjoyed her kids, grandchildren and motorcycles.

She married Bill Baute at St. Peter Lutheran Church at Waymansville, Aug. 31, 1976.

Survivors include her husband, Bill Baute of Westport; her daughter, Lyndsey Anne (Scott) Templeton of Hope; her son, John Henry (Brianne) Baute of Anderson; her grandchildren, Mack and Knox Templeton of Hope and Darby Baute of Anderson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, William Jacob Baute and her sister, Cynthia Dunkelbarger.

The funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28 at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport, Pastor Mike Bartlett officiating. Burial follows in Vernon Cemetery.

A time of visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Hospice of South Central Indiana.

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