Leo H. Bachman, age 90, died late Sunday evening, November 3, 2013, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
He was born January 13, 1923, at rural Plains, Kansas, the son of Henry and Emma (Justus) Bachman. As a young boy he attended the Plains school system, graduating from Plains High School in 1941. After his graduation, he began farming with his parents. He later joined the United States Army serving in the European Theater of operation during World War II as a radio operator in field artillery, as well as playing in the Army band. After his discharge he returned to rural Plains and continued farming and ranching.
On July 30, 1961, he married Anna Faith (Dahm) Vogt at St. John Lutheran Church, Meade. After their marriage, he moved to Meade and has made his home since.
He was a member of the St. John Lutheran Church, the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars, attended the Beam Senior Center and sang with the Golden Notes.
He is survived by:
His wife, Faith Bachman of Meade, Kansas
His children, David Vogt of Basehor, Kansas
Sharilyn Robben of Leawood, Kansas
Three grandchildren, Loral, Lance, and Leana Robben
Two great-grandchildren, Grant and Natalie Robben
He is preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Henry, Fritz, Walter, and Edgar Bachman; and three sisters, Maida Bachman, Elfreida Schmidt, and Vera Mae Mead.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, November 7, 2013, at St. John Lutheran Church, Meade. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade. Interment will follow in the Graceland Cemetery, Meade.
The family would welcome memorials to the charity of the donor’s choice in care of the funeral home.