Elizabeth Bakewicz


Elizabeth Joy Bakewicz (nee Bohn), age 39 of Lakeville, passed away on Saturday, June 1, at her home surrounded by her mom, dad and husband.

Elizabeth was born in Chicago on May 15, 1980. She was raised in Grafton and graduated from Grafton High School in 1998.  She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and her juris doctorate from the Sturm College of Law, University of Denver.

She and her husband Jonathan were married in 2006.

Elizabeth loved traveling the world, politics, theology, literature, music and the mountains of Colorado, where she skied and scaled 14,000-foot peaks.  

Elizabeth was a follower of Jesus and a devoted wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend. She changed this world and will be greatly missed.

Elizabeth is survived by her loving husband Jonathan; children Lucia and Judah; parents James and Mary Jo Bohn, siblings Joe (Windy) Bohn and Anna Bohn; parents-in-law William and Karen Bakewicz; sister-in-law Rebekah Bakewicz, also by other relatives and many friends.

A funeral service was held Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Hosanna Church, Lakeville, Minn.

Interment was at East Christiania Cemetery, Lakeville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.



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