Arne Baekkelund

Obituary
  • "Sincerest condolences to Arne's family. I had the good..."
    - Tim Harwood
  • "From many years close to the Cruise Industry, on ships and..."
    - Ingrid Nilsen
  • "to arne - RIP a truly good friend and mentor of mine. karl..."
    - karl rathswohl
  • - karl rathswohl
  • "May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow."
    - anne sofie taranger

BAEKKELUND, ARNE. Arne Baekkelund, President of AB Maritime in Pompano Beach and a prominent figure in the cruise industry for more than 30 years, died Sunday in Fort Lauderdale. He was 72. He is survived by his wife, Suzan, son Christian and daughter Inga. A memorial will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Norwegian Seamen's Church at the Port of Miami, 1180 S. America Way. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Arne Baekkelund Memorial Fund, www.baekkelund.com/arne. To visit this Guest Book Online, go to www.MiamiHerald.com/obituaries.
Published in the Miami Herald on June 26, 2008