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Vernon Edward Bakeberg

Vernon Edward Bakeberg, 64, of Waverly, died Saturday, June 2, 2001 at the family home in Woodland Township.

Vernon was born January 5, 1937, on the farm in Woodland Township where he passed away. He was born to Harry and Emma Bakeberg.

Vernon graduated from Howard Lake High School in 1954. He served in the US army from 1954 - 1957 and was stationed in Korea.

Vernon was joined in holy matrimony to Barbara Kespohl May 17, 1958.

Vernon worked for Van-Dale, Inc. for over 35 years. He was a volunteer EMT for St. Mary's Hospital, Winsted. Vernon enjoyed collecting John Deere tractors, along with many other hobbies.

His parents and two infant siblings preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara; children, Ronald (Tammi) of St. Paul, Donna of Rochester, Robert (Gale) of Howard Lake, Ralph (Patty) of Brainerd, Denise (David) Schliep of Holloway, Minn., and Randy of LaQuinta, Calif.; 14 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and sister, Margaret (Don) Johnson of Litchfield.

A memorial service is being planned for a later date.

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