William “Bill” Baskerville, age 58 of Tracy, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019 at his home, after an extended illness.
Funeral Services were held on Saturday, June 22 at the Tracy Alliance Church. A graveside burial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at the Calvary Cemetery in Crookston. A celebration of life gathering for Bill Baskerville will be held at the Crookston Eagles from 12:00 noon to 3:00 p.m. following the burial of ashes.
William “Bill” Joseph Baskerville was born December 8, 1960 in Crookston, Minnesota to Robert and Helen “DeLayne” (Pfeifer) Baskerville. He was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith. He attended Mt. St. Benedict High School, and graduated in 1979. He moved to Illinois, and on October 20, 1990, he married Lynda Jean Engman in Kirkland, IL. Bill always worked hard, including jobs with Burlington Northern Railroad, Arctic Cat, and working construction for Les Engman, Sr. Bill and Lynda moved to Tracy, Minnesota in 1996 and he began working for ADM. Together, he and Lynda raised three children.
Bill is survived by his wife, Lynda; children: Nathaniel Mix of St. Louis Park, Kathryn (Christopher) Secrest of Sherwood, ND, Patricia (Kristopher) Teut of Sheldon, IA, Brenton Pelowski of Stewart, IA; grandchildren: Keegan, Karson, Korbin, Kolton, Kaiden, and Knolan Mix, and Titus Peterson; siblings: Marilyn Malmedal of Linton, ND, Phyllis Denny and Janet Baskerville of Crookston, Mark Baskerville of Lucan, and Richard (Anita) Baskerville of Eldred, MN; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives. He is preceded in death by his parents, grandparents: George & Annie Baskerville and Harry & Ellen Pfeifer, father-in-law Leslie Engman, Sr., brother Robert Baskerville, and brother-in-law Sheldon Malmedal.