BAKULA, Lynn M. (Forkenbrock) 1951-2016
BAKULA, FORKENBROCK, BLETHEN, THAYER
Posted By: K. L. Kittleson
Date: 5/24/2017 at 21:37:32
Lynn M. Bakula
September 6, 1951 - October 13, 2016
Lynn M. Bakula, 65, of Cedar Falls, died at her home on Thursday, October 13, 2016.
She was born September 6, 1951 in New Hampton, Iowa, the daughter of Everest and Eleanor (Blethen) Forkenbrock. Lynn married Francis Bakula on June 9, 1973 in New Hampton.
She graduated from Mount Mercy College with a double major in Art and Business, and later graduated from Hawkeye Institute of Technology (HCC) with a Graphic Artist degree. Lynn worked at the Black Hawk County Treasurers Office and McKenna Professional Imaging. She was a member of the St. Patrick Catholic Daughters, and was past secretary and campaign organizer for the Black Hawk County Democratic Party.
Lynn is survived by her husband, Francis Bakula, of Cedar Falls; her two sons, Damian Bakula of Kansas City, Missouri and Bradley (Keani) Bakula of Honolulu, Hawaii; her daughter, Angela Bakula, of Grinnell, Iowa; three grandchildren: Nadine, Elaina and Maxwell; and her sister, Sr. Kay Forkenbrock, Order of St. Francis in Dubuque, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Joseph Forkenbrock; and by a sister, Rita Thayer.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, October 17, 2016, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Cedar Falls, with entombment at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery Mausoleum in Waterloo. Visitation will be 2—6:00 p.m. Sunday at Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home, where a 5:00 p.m. Vigil Service will be conducted. Visitation also one hour before service at the church.
Memorials may be directed to the family. Condolences may be left at www.DahlFuneralHome.com.
Source: Dahl-Van Hove-Schoof Funeral Home website
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