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“Ardis,So sorry about Bob but guess age is not why he passed away. I did not know he was that old but guess I am close behind and Jean will be 88 in...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Bonnie & Jean Ahrens - Ogden, IA

“Thoughts and prayers to all your family at this sad time. Memories will give you strength. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Rosalie (Henrichs) Russell - IA

“So sorry for your loss. I remember visiting with him when i came over, he was always sitting in his chair in the living room watching tv. Take Care...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Sue Sprecher - Ogden, IA - Friend

“So sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Will be thinking about all of you during this difficult time. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Lori Toyne Longmeier - Streamwood, IL

“Ardis, Our entire family is saddened by Bob's passing. You have always been, and especially now at this time, are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Tammy Reimers - Ogden, IA

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Bob was always such a pleasure to see at the station. Dad loved to go flying with him. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Terry Crouch - Family Friend

“Ardis, So sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Marlene Millang - Boxholm, IA


Bob Bakley, 90, of Boxholm, Iowa, passed away on Monday, November 6, 2017, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames.

A private family service will be held at a later date. For online obituaries and condolences please vistit: www.carsonstappfuneralhome.com

Bob Bakley, son of Bert and Esther Bakley, lived and farmed the family farm near Boxholm, Iowa his entire life moving only the last few years to Waterford Assisted Living in Ames, IA. He moved to Ames with his wife of 67 years, Ardis Tourte Bakley.

Bob is survived by his wife and 3 children. Vicki and her husband Jim Hasty of Breckenridge, CO, Dee and her husband Brian Kuneau of Lexington, KY and Bret and his wife Laura of Minneapolis, MN. Bob was grandfather to Christopher Erixon of Kansas City, KS, Dr. Carrie Bare of Colorado Springs, CO, and Nicole Middlecamp of Minneapolis, MN. Bob had three great grandchildren. Beau Bare, Willem Middlecamp, and Madelyn Middlecamp. He is also survived by his brother Bill Bakley of Ames, IA and Pat O'Mary of Sierra Madre, CA.

Bob was a veteran of WWII and a member of the Boxholm Methodist Church. He enjoyed flying, reading, traveling, drawing, and spending time with his family.