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Richard Bakken

August 5, 1930 — April 20, 2009


Richard T. Bakken
MIDDLETON- Richard Bakken, age 78, passed away on April 20, 2009, from a long battle with cancer. He took great pride in his work as a mason contractor. He loved the outdoors and singing in the church choir. He will deeply miss his friends at Lanes Bakery. He was preceded in death by his wife, Doreen of 58 years of marriage. He is survived by his brothers Harold (Barbara) and Robert (Carol); his children, Barb Bakken, Tim Bakken, Sue Malliet, Jon (Betty) Bakken, Marty (Vicki) Bakken and Ted Bakken; 10 grandchildren, Tracy (Dan) Mrochek, CeCe Bakken, Scott Bakken, Christine (Mike) Schultze, Michelle Malliet, Greg (Hanna) Bakken, Lisa (Justin) Bakken, Andrea (Jon) Bakken, Erik Bakken, Kyle Bakken; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held at OUR SAVIOR’S EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1201 Droster Road, Madison, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2009, with Pastor Brad Homan presiding. Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Savior’s Evangelical Lutheran Church or the UW-Madison Paul P. Carbone Cancer Center.

Memorial Gathering

Saturday April 25, 2009, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. at Our Savior's Ev. Lutheran Church, Madison

Memorial Service

Saturday April 25, 2009, 11:00 a.m. at Our Savior's Ev. Lutheran Church, Madison


1st Cemetery, Township of Springfield, Marquette County

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