Emilie Bachman, born February 1917, died at her home, May 7, 2012, at the age of 95 years and almost three months. Born in Minnesota and a resident of Meade for sixty-four years. She was a devoted wife and homemaker.
Emilie was confirmed in Bethlehem Lutheran Church, in 1930, at Mason City, Iowa. She met her soul mate, Edgar Bachman, from Plains, Kansas just before World War II. After serving in the Army for four years, Edgar made it back from the war and married Emilie. This marriage would celebrate fifty years.
Emilie enjoyed crocheting until her eyesight grew dim and she could no longer see well. Also Emilie and Edgar enjoyed growing many varieties of roses and iris.
Surviving are two sons, Daniel E. Bachman of Savannah, Missouri, and Kenneth D. Bachman of Stockton, Kansas; a number of grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edgar, and a son Darrel Bachman. She will be missed by many relatives, friends, and the numerous medical staff who cared for her toward the end of her life’s journey.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 12, 2012, at St. John Lutheran Church, Meade, with the Reverend Lynn E. Spencer presiding. Friends may call from 8:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday, at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow the funeral service in the Plains Cemetery, Plains, Kansas.
The family would welcome memorials to St. John Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com