Stephen F. Bakos

STEPHEN F. BAKOS MERRILLVILLE, IN Stephen F. Bakos, born August 20, 1953 in Gary, IN to the late Frank and Vera Bakos, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2011. He attended Andrean High School, graduated from Rose- Hulman Institute of Technology (Terre Haute) in 1975, and received his Masters in Physics at University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana. Stephen worked for NIPSCO for 20 years as a programmer and financial analyst. In 2001, he co-founded Prescription for My PC and Bakos & Richards Consulting. Stephen was a respected teacher of math and physics at Davenport University, and math at Purdue Calumet. An avid sport rocketeer, Stephen was active in rocketry clubs in Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, and nationally. He passed his Level 3 certification in October 2009. Stephen is survived by his wife of 34 years, Karen; their son, Michael; his sister, Anita (Paul) Gianaris; his nephew, Nathan (Marissa) Gale; and his aunt, Halina Wertz. In memory of Stephen, the family is requesting donations to the Merrillville Community Planetarium, 199 E. 70th Ave., Merrillville, IN 46410. There will be no visitation. To send a condolence to the family, please visit: www.GeisenFuneralHome.comGeisen Funeral Home Merrillville (219) 769-3322


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Published in The Times on Apr. 29, 2011