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Mr. Tuagei Edward Baanen

April 17, 1960 ~ March 5, 2021 (age 60)


Tuagei Edward Baanen, 60, passed on March 2021 in Saint Louis, Missouri. Tuagei was born on April 17th, 1960 to the family of Baanen and Bii Baanen in Bera Gokana, Ogoni, Nigeria. He was the second child and first son in a family of seven children.

He was a police officer in the Nigerian Police attached to the Mobile Police Squadron 19 Lagos Nigeria, before migrating to the United States in 1999. He was a husband, father, and beloved brother. He was an active member of The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoin People (MOSOP) - St. Louis chapter before his death. He will be forever remembered.

Tuagei is survived by his wife Mary Baanen, children: Anendy Baanen, Gift Baanen, Leesi Baanen, and Nekabari Baanen; brothers: Pastor Friday and Bariaala Baanen; sisters: Kpor Baadom, Barile Ndorbu, and Bealemabari Mbari, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, relations, in-laws, and friends.

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Funeral Service
April 10, 2021

11:00 AM
Henry Funeral and Cremation Services
2842 Meramec Street
St Louis, MO 63118

Video is available for this event

April 10, 2021

Oakdale Cemetery
3900 Mt Olive
St. Louis, MO 63125

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