Loy Bakke

June 3, 1941-Feb. 14, 2021

Loy Bakke was born

June 3, 1941 in Noonan,

North Dakota the

daughter of Otto and

Mayme (Magnor) Simon-

son. She graduated from

Columbus High School in


Memorial service will

be 1:00 PM on Friday,

May 7, 2021 at the Am-

brose Lutheran Church in

Ambrose with Pastor

Joshua Parris officiating.

Inurnment will follow at

Crosby City Cemetery in


George Bakke and Loy

were married on June 22,

1958 at the Methodist

Church in Columbus, ND.

After 65 years of together-

ness Loy left this life with

family by her side to her

creator and heavenly fa-

ther on Feb. 14, 2021.

George and Loy resided

in Crosby, ND most of

their married life. Where

together they raised their

sons Scott and Shawn.

George and Loy owned

and operated the

Chat-n-Chew Cafe for a

number of years.

They later moved to

Williston where Loy was

employed by Golden City

Realtors and Kennington

assisted living where she

was available to help

someone in need to make

their lives easier and


After retiring they then

moved to Minot to be

closer to family. While in

Minot, Loy attended Trin-

ity Church. She is also a

member of the Ambrose

Lutheran Church.

She is survived by: her

beloved husband, George;

son Shawn (Minot) grand-

daughter Brittney; Scott

(Teri) granddaughter,

Tashina and

great-granddaughter Jae-

lyn, all of Fargo.

Numerous aunts, uncles

and cousins.

She was preceded in

death by: her parents Otto

and Mayme Simonson.

Words truly cannot ex-

press how much she is

loved and missed.

My heart still aches in

sadness, my silent tears

still flow.

For what it meant to

lose you Loy no one will

ever know.

I’ll love you forever.


Stakston-Martin Fun-

eral Home of Crosby is in

charge of arrangements.