Daniel David Bakker

February 7th, 2021

April 1, 1950 – February 7, 2021

It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of Dan. He peacefully passed away in his home with his family at his side. Dan was born in Armstrong and grew up there. He loved the area and travelled the back roads with his friends. Dan was an avid collector and wouldn’t miss a garage sale, always hoping to find another treasure. Known to all as the “REEL DOCTOR”, his collection of rods and reels were very important to him. He will be sadly missed by his wife Cheryl, sons Greg and Jamie, daughters: Tanya, Dayna and Deanna; brothers: Ted, Corney and Derk; many nieces and nephews as well as grandchildren. Dan was predeceased in 1986 by his son. Danny would welcome him with open arms in heaven. Any donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Cancer Society. No service at this time due to Covid.

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Condolences to Cheryl and family. I have known Dan for over 54 years, used to do the mainers in Vernon from CN parking lot to Safeway numerous times. Had the odd wobbly pop. Great times visits to Fischer's hardware etc Dan used to phone going through Airdrie . Miss you buddy.

Cheryl and family...I was very saddened to read of Dan's passing. With sincere sympathy, I wish you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. May Dan, the "Reel Doctor", be peacefully fishing on a beautiful lake...Julie Warhurst

Cheryl and family, Our hearts go out to you at this time, following Dan's passing. Ernie and Sharon

I have known Dan since 1980 and we wish to extend our deepest sympathy. I enjoyed meeting him at all the car swap meets, he will be deeply missed.

Sending condolences from our family to yours. Doug Stewart and family.

We were so sorry to have read of Dan's passing. It always hurts to lose a friend and fellow collector. Our Deepest Sympathies, Guy and Lore Heer

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