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Richard Baity

Richard Baity

Jan. 18, 1973-Aug. 15, 2014

Richard A. Baity, 41, of rural Ogema, died Friday, August 15, 2014 near his home.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Detroit Lakes, with Pastor Fred Crowell officiating. Friends may call at the church for one hour prior to services.

Richard Alan Baity was born to David and Marie (Wendell) Baity on January 18, 1973 in Fargo. He was raised and educated in Ogema. Richard was united in marriage to Jackie Hagen, Sept. 11, 2011 in Detroit Lakes. They made their home in rural Ogema, where Richard was an auto mechanic. They recently divorced.

Richard enjoyed tinkering with cars, building and customizing different things and riding his motorcycle.

Survivors include a stepson, Brett; a stepdaughter, Shanna; his parents, Marie and Eugene Goble and David and Esther Baity, all of Ogema; four brothers, Dan Goble of Ogema, Kevin (Angie) Baity of Audubon, David Baity of Ogema and Everett (Savannah) Goble of Moorhead; and a stepsister, Vernajean Dawson of Erbo, Minn.

He was preceded in death by a stepbrother, Martin.

The David-Donehower Funeral Home ( in Detroit Lakes is serving the family.