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Kenneth "Ken" Paul Bakutis

September 6, 1949 — May 31, 2023

Davenport Crystal Lake

Ken Bakutis, of Grayslake, passed away May 31, 2023 at the age of 73.

He was born September 6, 1949 in Chicago, the son of the late Bruno Thomas and Ann Agnes (Janulis) Bakutis. After Ken’s father passed at a young age, he was raised by his mother and Roy Neumann around the Oak Lawn area.

Ken was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy having served in Vietnam on the USS Enterprise Aircraft Carrier. He learned the craft of being a machinist from his father and later worked as a machinist on aeronautics.

Ken always enjoyed his time fishing and spending vacation time with family in the North Woods.

Ken is survived by his wife, Susan Bakutis; son, Michael Bakutis of Wauconda; his brother, Donald Bakutis; his sisters, Lynda Amore and Geri Schumacher; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Elaine Lemke.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 7, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service at 7:30 p.m. at Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 419 E Terra Cotta Ave, (Rt. 176) Crystal Lake. Visitation will continue the following day from 10:30 a.m. until the time of prayers at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Windridge Memorial Park, Cary.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

4:00 - 7:30 pm (Central time)

Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory

419 East Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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Memorial Service

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Starts at 7:30 pm (Central time)

Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory

419 East Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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Second Visitation

Thursday, June 8, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory

419 East Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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Prayers

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

Davenport Family Funeral Home and Crematory

419 East Terra Cotta Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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Burial

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Windridge Memorial Park, Cary

915 Crystal Lake Road, Cary, IL 60013

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