|Birth: ||Jan. 25, 1941|
David L."Sleepy" Bakle, 72, of Paulding died at 1:18 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2013 as a result of an accident at County Road 115 and U.S. 24 in Paulding County. He was born January 25, 1941 in Defiance to the late Vaughn and Ottillia (Johanns) Bakle.
He is survived by 3 children: Cheryl, Tim (Mary) Bakle of Linwood, MI., and Jody (Greg) Good of Paulding; 5 grandchildren: 9 brothers: Dan (Jan) Bakle of Defiance, Carl (Doris) Bakle of Haines City, FL., Vince (Nori) Bakle of Fairborn, John (Sandy) Bakle of Haines City, FL., Walt (Deb) Bakle of Paulding, Larry (Joyce) Bakle of Maumee, Gerry (Jean) Bakle of Paulding, Lee (Karen) Bakle of Paulding, and Glenn (Roni) Bakle of Paulding; and 4 sisters: Catherine (Calvin) Frank of Dayton, Rita (Tom) Diaz of Paulding, Margaret (John) Romoser of Deltona, FL., and Julia (Jan) Shock of Kettering.
David was retired from Johns Manville in Defiance. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Flat Rock Creek Gas Engine, Steam and Tractor Club, Divine Mercy Catholic Church in Paulding; Paulding Knights of Columbus; Defiance AM VETS post 1991; Paulding's VFW and Eagles; and the Eagles in Defiance.
A Memorial Service will be 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 10, 2013 at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Oakwood with Traci Koenig officiating.
David Bakle, 72, of Paulding, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck when it did not yield to a 2004 Chrysler Town & Country minivan headed west on U.S. 24, the sheriff's office said. The impact caused Bakle to be ejected from the truck, and he died at the crash scene.
Vaughn O Bakle (1914 - 1983)
Ottillia M Johanns Bakle (1913 - 1998)
Created by: Steve
Record added: May 06, 2013
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