THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Janice J. Bakkum
Issue Date: February 7, 2019
Janice J. Bakkum, 68, of Marinette passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 in Milwaukee.
Born Feb. 3, 1950 in Baraboo, to Frank and Gladys (Gomon) Marini, she graduated from Reedsburg High School in 1968 and married Ronald Bakkum at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Baraboo on Nov. 6, 1971.
In May of 1981, they moved to Marinette where she worked in banking from 1981 until 1995. She then worked at The Print Shop from 1995 until retiring in 2014. A member of Holy Family Parish, she loved the outdoors, reading and walking.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Ronald of Marinette; two daughters, Karla Bakkum and Jill Bakkum, both of Lompoc, Ca.; her mother, Gladys Marini; a brother, Michael (Dianne) Marini and three sisters, Rita Bates, Monica (Richard) Harrison and Julie (Mark) Liegel.
She was preceded in death by her father, Frank and a nephew, Matt Liegel.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Thielen Funeral Home is assisting the family.