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Kirk Eakins

Kirk Eakins

Kirk Eakins, 65, of Bemidji, MN, died Sunday, February 2, 2014 at home.

A visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home, Bemidji. Private family burial will be at a later date.

Kirk was born November 2, 1948 in Eureka, CA and adopted November 5, 1948 by Edwin and Blanche Eakins. He was raised and educated in Albuquerque, NM. Kirk worked Cons in New Mexico before moving to Bemidji in March of 1976. Kirk worked at O.D.C., True Value Hardware, Pamida, MN Wood Products, Bemidji Town & Country Club and Cattails Bar and Grill.

Kirk is survived by his long time partner, Nancy Haggard of Bemidji; daughters, Charolette and Elieen; son, Jesse; brother, Mike; friend and caregiver, Daniel Thayer of Bemidji; friends, Dennis Fisher of Laporte and Ryan Watkins of Bemidji.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sonja Sorlie.

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