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 Guy Bakken

Guy Bakken

Kenmare, Ward County, North Dakota, USA
Death 22 Oct 2012 (aged 46)
Colorado, USA
Burial Lignite, Burke County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 100091200 · View Source
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Guy Bakken, 46, Littleton, CO, formerly of Lignite, ND, died in his home on October 22, 2012 in Littleton, Co.

Guy was born the son of Palmer and Betsy Bakken in Kenmare, ND on June 16, 1966. He was a person that was full of love and full of life. Guy was enrolled in elementary and high school in Lignite, ND and graduated from Burke Central High School in 1984. Upon graduation, he attended NDSU in Fargo where he was a member of Delta Upsilon Fraternity. He graduated with a degree in accounting in 1989. He went on to spend most of his career in the Denver area as a certified public accountant. While he was working in that field, he also furthered his education, attending University of Denver-Sturm College of Law earning a masters degree in tax law in 2004.

Guy had many hobbies and interests in life. He was an avid runner with a Denver area running club and completed numerous marathons. He was very proud of completing the Fargo Marathon in 2010. Other activities included hiking, biking, skiing, running, softball and traveling. He was especially proud of his nieces and nephews, and had a unique love for the farm where he grew up.

Guy was very strong in his faith and was a current member of the Abiding Hope Lutheran Church in Littleton, CO and a former member of the Christ Lutheran Church in Lignite, ND.

Guy was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents.

Visitation: There will be no reviewal, however, people may sign a guest book one hour prior to the service at the church.

A Celebration of Life will be held November 7, 2012 11:00AM at Christ Lutheran Church in Lignite.

Burial will follow at Tonset Lutheran Cemetery in rural Lignite.

Donations are preferred to Tonset Lutheran Cemetery.

Source: Thompson Larson Funeral Home




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