Al Bawinkel Death and Obituary – Freeport Man Dies 3 Days After Wive’s Death; Cause of Death
Officials have confirmed Friday that Alan Bawinkel, 66, of Freeport has died after more than a two-week battle in the hospital. He and his wife Bonnie were airlifted Tuesday, September 13, after an explosion at their home in Freeport.
Alan was initially transported from his home to FHN in Freeport, then airlifted for a higher level of care to a Rockford hospital. The Winnebago County Coroner reports that despite all live-saving efforts, Alan was pronounced dead at 3:39 p.m. on Friday, September 30.
Al Bawinkel has passed away unexpectedly, leaving family, closer relatives and other loved ones in total devastations and sadness. Circumstances surrounding his sudden demise have not been made known to the public at the time of filing this report.
We ask that at this time, you allow the family to take the appropriate and needed time, to make preparations and grieve as family.
We ask that you call ahead, to the family to respect this time of bereavement instead of just dropping in or passing by the family home. All official arrangements, will follow at a later date.
Friends, colleagues, officials and veterans are sending their condolences and tributes to the family in respect of his death. He will greatly be missed by everyone.