Kenneth Bakke
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Kenny Bakke 73, Fargo passed away suddenly on April 4 in Valley City. Kenneth Michael Bakke, son of Melvin and Eleanor (Silseth) Bakke was born January 29, l947 in Sharon, ND.
Kenny was united in marriage to Nola Badger in 1970. Together they raised two children, Michelle and Michael.
Kenny was employed for over 41 years at Quality Meats and Seafood, West Fargo as a meat cutter. He also worked part time at Larson's Super Valu . Following his retirement he worked at Quality part time as needed.
Kenny as a young man grew up on a farm and after his retirement his love for the outdoors gave him the time to help out many friends and family whenever he could. Kenny enjoyed hunting and fishing with his son Michael, his brothers, and friends. He enjoyed his many conversations with family and friends at his breakfast get togethers. Kenny also had a talent for cooking and grilling. He loved spending time with Michelle (Tim) and his two grandsons Bennett and Layton in Atlanta. Going to see his Atlanta Braves, was always the highlight of his visits. He will be dearly missed by all.
Kenny is survived by his children Michelle (Tim) Bush, Roswell, GA, Michael (Erica) Bakke, Williston, ND and his grandchildren Bennett and Layton Bush. He is also survived by his brothers Brad (Rita) Appleton, WI, Brian (Darnelle) Tower City, Sisters Paulette (Richard), Fargo, Sandy (Albert), Crary, ND, Susan (Clay) Lakeville, MN, Jeanne (Boyd) Fargo and many nieces and nephews, in-laws, and many friends. Kenny was preceded in death by his grandparents, parents, brothers Keith, Gary, Blair and nephew Brandon. Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Oliver-Nathan Funeral Chapel. An online guestbook is available at

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Published in Valley City Times-Record from Apr. 7 to Apr. 15, 2020.
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April 11, 2020
Ken,s family you have my deeps sorrow. Ken was a special friend. And the years that we worked together (38) there super memorys .one more thing , Kens hats the Mickey Mouse never forget.
Daniel Richard
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