William Bakken

William Clifford "Billy B" Bakken

1943 - 2023

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William C. Bakken,

age 80, passed away on Sept 25, 2023. Proceded in death by his parents, Cliff & Betty Bakken and Dear Aunt Catherine Evenson. Beloved P.G.A. Golf Pro “Billy B.” had such a personable manner & was truly one of a kind! Played baseball in his early years, Graduated Roosevelt High (Mpls) 1961, attended MSU Mankato and U of Minn, loved fishing Ten Mile Lake and enjoyed watching the Gophers, Twins & Vikes. One of his greatest joys was his only grandchild Emily. Survived by daughter Katie (Bakken)Tu, granddaughter Emily Tu, sister Barbara (Bakken) Bittner, John Bittner,Special Friend Faith Ericksen Kanz, cousins Lisa (Jim) Nyhusmoen, Jeff (Carol) Evenson, Carolyn (Howard) Leopold, as well as many close friends. Memorial service 11am on Tue Nov 14 at Lake Nokomis Lutheran Church 5011 S. 31st St, Mpls. Memorials preferred to P.G.A. Reach Minnesota - pgareach.com/minnesota


Memorial Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Lake Nokomis Lutheran Church
5011 S. 31st Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
(612) 729-2323