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Austin David Bacon


Austin David Bacon, 19-year-old resident of Nimrod, Minnesota passed away Thursday, December 6, 2018 due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 15 at United Methodist Church in Sebeka. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow the service at Montrose Cemetery in Bullard Township.

Austin was born on August 6, 1999 to Cory and Kim Bacon in Wadena. He attended Sebeka school, where through his elementary years he played basketball, baseball, and football. During this time, he found his true passion for wrestling and achieved over 100 varsity wins. Austin enjoyed hunting, fishing, four-wheeling, and dirt biking. You could always find him outdoors, especially on the Crow Wing River. He could fix anything mechanical, which came natural to him. Austin had a big heart and showed that through his love of family, friends, and animals.

Austin is survived by his father, Cory Bacon of Nimrod; mother, Kim (Dawn) Bacon of Motley; brother, Tanner Bacon of Motley; paternal grandmother, Karen Johnson; maternal grandmother, Pat Drury; aunts and uncles: Cindy Anderson, Craig (Carol) Weigel, Bill (Stacey) Drury, Becky (Mike) Harrison, Steph Drury, Dave Drury, and Angela (Ryan) Roiko; cousins: Lettie, Lisa, Lyndsey, Taylor, Gavin, Melanie, Tim, Karly, Taylor, Dean, Dylan, Alex, Jade, Cortney, and Rilee; girlfriend, Aleecia; and puppy, Roxy.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandfathers, Ronald Bacon and Don Johnson; maternal grandfather, David Drury; and uncle, Mike Anderson.

Arrangements are with the Taylor Funeral Home in Staples. Online condolences may be left at

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