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Shawn M. Baye

Shawn Baye obit photoShawn M. Baye, age 23, of Huron, died Sunday, October 11, 2009, as the result of an automobile accident.  His funeral service was at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, October 14th at the First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Donald Crippen officiating.  Burial was in the Maplewood Cemetery at Iroquois, with military honors by the South Dakota National Guard. 

Shawn Michael Baye was born June 19, 1986, to Michael and Vilene (Wipf) Baye at Huron.  He graduated from Iroquois High School in 2005, and was presently attending Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown.  Shawn would have graduated in May 2010 with a degree in robotics.

Shawn was a member of the South Dakota National Guard and was proud to serve his country.

Shawn had a zest for life and gave 100% to everything he did.  He loved playing sports, spending time with his many friends, and playing video games.  Shawn was a loving son, brother, uncle, grandson, and cousin.  He especially liked helping his grandparents and did whatever he could for them.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Chelsea Baye, November 1990; his step-grandfather, Maurice Campbell; two cousins, Jonathan and Jessica Reno; and one uncle, Cody Gross.

Grateful for having shared in his life are his father, Mike Baye of Crooks; his mother and step-father, Vilene and Daryl Campbell of Huron; one sister and brother-in-law, Heather and Jesse Blue of Iroquois; one niece Lily Blue; one nephew, Rexton Blue; two step-brothers and their wives, Jason and Stephenie Campbell of Lead and Jeremy and Marie Campbell of Corona, California; one step-sister, Michelle Gillispie of Stilwell, Oklahoma; and eight step nieces and nephews, Grace, Anna and Maeve Campbell of Lead, Isabella, Sophia and Jackson Campbell of Corona, California, and Chloe and Caleb Gillispie of Stilwell, Oklahoma. He is also survived by his maternal grandparents, Iky and Bernice Wipf of Huron; paternal grandparents, Myron and Mary Jean Baye of Iroquois; his step-grandmother, Dorothy Campbell of McIntosh; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

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