OBITUARY

Keith G. Baribeau

February 28, 1929July 11, 2013
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Keith George Baribeau, 84, of Duluth, died Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Essentia St. Mary’s Hospice. He was born to Raymond and Olga Baribeau in Ely, MN in 1929. He grew up in Duluth and graduated from Duluth Central High School. During high school he was involved in athletics and was a member of the State Championship Alpine Ski Team and recognized as the individual Slalom State Champion. Following graduation, Keith served in the U.S. Air Force and later retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Keith was united in marriage to Rosemary Cunningham on February 1, 1964; they resided in Duluth where they raised their four children. He was an avid skier, hunter and fisherman and a member of the Arrowhead Flyfishers’ Club and Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Keith was a lover of nature, animals, and the outdoors; he especially cherished his time at Burntside Lake. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rosemary in 2010; brother, Don; and stepfather, Walter Jesse. Keith is survived by his children, Jean (John) Thoennes, Rosemary (Mike) Umland, Melinda Baribeau, and John Baribeau; nine grandchildren, Joe, Sarah, Lisa, Alison, Brittny, Ian, Kate, Brandon, and Emily; and one great-granddaughter, Jey. He is further survived by other beloved relatives and friends. Funeral service will be Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 11 a.m. at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 410 North Arlington Ave. Visitation Friday, July 19, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Bell Brothers Jarvi Dowd, 925 E 4th St and one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Interment at Bethany Cemetery. To leave a memory of Keith or words of support please visit our website at www.bellbrothersjarvidowd.com.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, July 19, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, July 20, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, July 20, 2013
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Keith G. Baribeau

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July 19, 2013

Please know Jean, that I am thinking about you and your loss. I shall pray that you are given strength during this difficult time.
Love, Joan Thompson

DeDe Dahlgren

July 19, 2013

Sending my thoughts and prayers to you Jean as well as all of your siblings and children, I have many fond memories of your Dad.
Love from Dede

Bonnie Douglas

July 18, 2013

Our deepest sympathy, love and prayers are sent to all the Baribeau family. Beautiful gallery of photos showing a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Bonnie & Tom Douglas

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