David Clifford Bakken, age 69 of Elk River died at Mercy Hospital of a heart attack on May 25, 2019. David was born on June 4th, 1949 in St. Paul, MN to Harold Clifford Bakken and Deloris Rose Kalor. He is survived by 1 brother; 5 sisters; nieces and nephews; and many more that loved him immensely. David had a wonderful life and was able to work closely at ESR and Options. He enjoyed his life with fun activities like shopping, looking at cars, visiting with family and bowling. David was an amazing person and was a kind, heart warming, fun-loving, and wonderful man. He treated everyone with kindness and had fun teasing with others. Anyone that met him loved him for his warmth and cared for him deeply. Memorial service on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 11AM with visitation one hour prior at the family home, 18299 Boston St NW, Elk River. Interment will be in Orono Cemetery.