Baji Gill


Balraj (Baji) Gill, of Superior, WI, passed away May 18, 2022, in Duluth, MN.

He was born April 28, 1948, in Jinja, Uganda, son of Amar Singh and Satwant Kaur Gill.

Baji graduated from Jinja High School and obtained a scholarship to attend any university in the USA. He chose UW-Superior, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Business.

Baji loved Superior and the surrounding areas. Hunting, fishing, camping, snowmobiling, and skiing, were a few of his passions, and he enjoyed sharing these experiences with his kids. He spent every minute he could with his life-long friends from his university days. He was always telling stories which went on and on and on, you were lucky if you got a word in.

Baji loved his career as a Realtor with Western Realty, being licensed in both MN and WI, and took joy in meeting new people while helping them buy and sell homes.

He spent the summers with his wife at their camper at The Enchanted Inn in Barnes, WI, pontooning on the Lower Eau Claire Lake, and socializing with friends around the campfire. In the Winter, he loved family trips to Cozumel, enjoying snorkeling and diving, and recently spent a month in Puerto Morelos, Mexico.

Preceded in death by his father, Amar Singh, his mother, Satwant Kaur, his brother  Surinder, and his sister Kamal Gill.

Baji is survived by his wife of 37 years, Rani Gill, Superior, WI; daughter, Suman (Brett) Bullock, Chippewa Falls, WI; son, Vikram Gill, Stevens Point, WI; his beautiful grandkids, Asha and Archer; brothers, Jasvir (Kamlesh), London, England; Jai, Australia; Arvinder (Inderjit), London, England, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of his Life will be held on Friday, June 17, 2022 at The Elks Club, 1503 Belknap Street, Superior, WI, from 5-8 pm. Please come and share a Baji story.

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