Craig Thorsbakken

Craig Thorsbakken

Craig Thorsbakken, 63, of Princeton, formerly of Milaca, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, August 9th at his home.
Funeral services will be Thursday, August 14th at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Milaca. Visitation from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Trinity Lutheran Church and one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Memorials are preferred to the American Heart Association. Arr. Peterson-Johnson Funeral Home Milaca. www.pjfuneralhome.com
Craig Stewart Thorsbakken was born on March 28, 1951 as a twin in Ames, Iowa to Harold and Leona Thorsbakken. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and enjoyed many trips with friends, both locally and nationally. He spent all his free time with family and friends, enjoying life to the fullest, often times with a good game of cribbage, over a hot cup of coffee and good conversation. He retired in April 2014 after 42 years of loyal service at Federal Cartridge in Anoka. He was lucky enough to enjoy the month of July touring Alaska on his Honda Gold Wing with his good buddies, Bob, Bill and Mel enjoying all the sites.
He is survived by his mother, Leona Thorsbakken of Milaca; siblings, brother Dan (Jackie) Thorsbakken of Princeton, brother Mark (Lynn) Thorsbakken of Milaca, twin sister Cindy (Stuart) Dahlman of Watertown and sister Sue Burke of Watertown; eight nieces and nephews, Alan (Laura) Thorsbakken of Elk River, Lisa (Chris) Wark of Elk River, Heather (Anthony) Wendling of Watertown, Nichole (Patrick) Chase of Sherburn, Adam (Sarah) Thorsbakken of Milaca, April Thorsbakken of Minneapolis, Lindsay (James) Westover of Minneapolis and Alex (Isaac) Krueger of Sioux Falls, SD; plus fifteen great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Thorsbakken and brother-in-law, Gary Burke.

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