Baack, Dwight Paul
On December 28, 2012 Dwight ended his battle with cancer. He was born in Sioux Falls, SD on November 19, 1954 to the late Bennett and Onalee Baack. Dwight was a devoted Minnesota Vikings fan, car enthusiast and bbq grill master. Following his graduation from Brandon Valley High School he then served in the US Army. Dwight began his career at Tri-State Electric in Sioux Falls working up to Vice President. After moving to Arizona in 1991 he worked for Adasen Distributing as General Manager until he opened his own company, Basco Wholesale. Dwight ended his work career at Arizona Fireplaces as the Operations Manager in 2012. He is survived by his wife Terri, four children Stacy, Tara, Christopher & Jerod, three grandchildren Liston, Logan & Amber Rose. Also surviving Dwight are two brothers & two sisters Douglas, Sheila, Wanda & David. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a sister Alta. A celebration of Dwight's extraordinary life will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Embassy Suites, 2577 W. Greenway Road, Phoenix from 3-5 PM. Dwight was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, mentor and friend to all. He will be greatly missed.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Dec. 30, 2012