Howard R. Bakken, 71, of Decorah, died Friday, March 29, 2013, at Winneshiek Medical Center in Decorah. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Monday, April 1, at Fjelstul Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Bryan Robertson officiating. Burial was in Canoe Ridge Cemetery in Decorah. Visitation was from 1-2 p.m. Monday on the day of the service at Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah. Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah served the family. Online condolences may be made at fjelstul.com. Casket bearers were Dean Meyer, John Gerleman, John Berns, Eric Beilwell, Jeramiah Davis, Dakota Howard and Lonnie Davis, Jr. Honorary casket bearers were Winneshiek County Home Health Care nurses.