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Richard Bagge

Richard Carl Bagge

Sunday, February 26th, 1939 - Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
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Richard Carl “Dick” Bagge passed away peacefully July 22,2020 after a courageous battle with cancer and heart disease.
He is survived by his wife Rita, of 42 years, sons Andrew and Michael Bagge, “daughter” Rachael Skrzycki and granddaughter Hazel Bagge. Also his sister, Carolyn Cordova and his beloved nephews and nieces that he held so close to his heart. He was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Rachel Bagge, a brother, Al “Frosty” DeVrieze and by his cherished son Matthew Bagge.
He worked as a Quality Engineer for John Deere in East Moline, IL and after moving to Michigan, continued his career with the automotive supplier industry.
He loved the outdoors and nature, whether it was backpacking in the Canadian Rockies, cross-country skiing out West or sailing across Lake Michigan. Dick inherited a remarkable sense of humor from his father Carl, and entertained friends and especially family with his delightful repertoire of stories, often around a campfire. In retirement, he published two books that reflected his passions for adventure and history, “The Forest King” and “Knights Crossing”. His kind and compassionate spirit will always be remembered and treasured.
A celebration of Dick’s remarkable life will be held at a later date, when friends and loved ones can safely gather.
To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Dick’s online guest book or to share a favorite memory, please visit the website, www.simplycremation.com.
Donations in his memory can be made to the American Heart Association and the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation.
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Ruth DeClercq

Posted at 04:21am
I am sad to learn this news. My condolences to family and friends. I would propose a toast to all the memories , but the only toasts I learned from Chuck and Dick are not for children's eyes! Embrace the memories and embrace each other, he will be missed.
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Craig and Sherri DeVrieze

Posted at 08:48pm
Simply the best Uncle a young man could ever ask for. He was a friend, a role model, and a source of endless joy, laughter, and spirited adventure. He will be forever loved and never, never, ever forgotten.
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