Kuldip Singh Bagga peacefully passed away in his home in Grand Rapids, MI on February 7, 2022. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Rani Bagga; daughters, Kavita (Anuj), Priya (Raj) and Shaily (Kulvir); grandchildren, Aran, Ryan, Simran, Ardeep, Riya, Avnoor, and Shaan; along with family in both North America and India.
The son of Sunder Singh and Lajwanti Bagga, Kuldip was born in Dehradun, India in 1948. He came to Grand Rapids in 1979. By profession Kuldip was a financial planner with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network for over 40 years. He was a founding member of the India Link Organization and Sikh Society of West Michigan.
Kuldip had a passion in life for bringing friends and family together. His friends became an extension of his family. He had the unique ability to connect with every single person who crossed his path. Kuldip has left a lasting impact with his fervorous sense of humor along with his compassion to connect with others. His life was dedicated to serving his community, and through his mentorship he was able to support many people. Kuldip is loved by so many and will live on through the memories from his family and friends, all of whom he touched deeply.
Visitation/Tributes will take place from 12-2 PM on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546.
The Antim Ardaas Prayer Service will take place on Saturday, February 12, 2022, from 11 AM – 1 PM at the Sikh Temple of West Michigan, 8845 Cascade Rd SE, Ada, MI 49301.
I knew Kuldip for many many years. He was a loving and easy to laugh with individual and will be sorely missed by his family and innumerable friends.
Heartfelt condolences to Rani,Kavita,Priya,shaili and entire Bagga family. our prayers to departed soul.we will miss our neighbor and long time friend.He has left us with lots of memories to cherish.
Taru and Pravin
Alieysa and Deepan
Thoughts and prayers for Bagga Family through this time. Our heartfelt condolences. Kuldip uncle made a significant impact to the GR Indian community and left us with great memories. He was the first within the community who welcomed us to Grand Rapids. Amongst many memories, him preciding the first Lori function our older daughter still warms out heart. We will miss him. May his soul rests in peace with Waheguru.
Sorry for your loss . Going to miss him . Mr.Bagga helped us alot in our hard times. If there is anything we can do let us know please.
Sorry for the loss. Mr. Bagga was a warm and welcoming person. He will always be remembered as a pioneer of Indian community in Grand Rapids. Our deepest condolences to the family.
His passing away is a terrible loss. His contribution, support to the Indian community in Grand Rapids is invaluable. Will always remember him and miss him. Simha and I send our condolences to the family and his close friends.
Our heart felt condolences to Rani, kavita, priya ,shaili and entire Bagga family. Kuldip, you were a great friend and will be missed terribly. R.I. P.
Just heard of Kuldip’s passing. Sorry for a great loss to the community. I was treasure for Indialink and we worked well organizing Diwali functions for several years. Rani and the rest of the family, you are in our prayers. May his soul RIP.