Official Obituary of

Charles Stephen Baese

September 9, 1940 ~ March 15, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Charles Baese Obituary

Charles Stephen Baese, Sr., age 83, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 15, 2024.

He was born in Grand Island, NE, son of the late Charles and Louise (Williams) Baese. Chuck worked as a manager in transportation logistics, partnering with companies such as Kraft foods, Hercules, and DuPont over the course of his career. He also worked in public relations for NASCAR at Dover Downs, a role that afforded him the opportunity to meet and make friendships with many people over the course of several years.

Chuck was an active member of his community being a member of Hockessin United Methodist Church and the elks club. Chuck enjoyed hiking throughout the Shenandoah Mountain area; Camping and boating; taking trips to Assateague Island; was a fan of classic rock, military history, and enjoyed watching movies.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Weber) Baese; his sons, Bryson Aric Baese, Bruce Adam Clayton, and Steve Baese; his granddaughters, Mara Jane and Madison June, and Samantha. His grandson, Austin Garrett; his siblings, Richard and John Baese and Joanne Weigel; and his lifelong friends, Jimmy and Pat Hurley.

In addition to his parents, Chuck was preceded in death by his sons, Bradford and Jeffrey.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19808, from 10:00am – 11:30am on Thursday, March 21, 2024. A committal service will follow in the chapel of All Saints Cemetery.

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March 21, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Committal Service
March 21, 2024

12:00 PM
All Saints Cemetery
6001 Kirkwood Highway
Wilmington, DE 19808


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