Daniel E. “Danny” Bachman, age 65, died late Saturday evening, May 18, 2013, at rural Tonganoxie, Kansas.
He was born July 20, 1947, at Melrose Park, Illinois, the son of Edgar A. and Emilie P. (Peiffle) Bachman. As a young boy he attended the Meade school system, graduating from Meade High School in 1965. After his graduation he attended Wichita State University. Later in 1967, he joined the United States Air Force, serving until 1973. After his discharge, he began working for the Michigan-Wisconsin Pipeline as a technician for seventeen years. He later worked for the Missouri Department of Corrections as an electronics technician for fourteen years.
He was a member of the Lutheran faith and a former member of the Lions Club. He enjoyed motorcycles, cars, science, history, cooking, gardening, and spending time with his family and friends
In 1969, he met Wilma Jean Wilder while in the Air Force in Montgomery, Alabama. Together they raised two children and restored several houses along the way.
He is survived by:
His children, Daughter Lori Holmgren and husband Jim and their three sons, Jackson, Charles, and Colton of rural Tonganoxie, Kansas
David Bachman of Savannah, Missouri
A brother, Kenneth D. Bachman of Stockton, Kansas
He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Darrel L. Bachman.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, at St. John Lutheran Church, Meade, with the Reverend Lynn E. Spencer presiding. Friends may call from 8:30 a.m. until service time at the church Friday. Interment will follow in the Plains Cemetery, Plains, Kansas. Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade has been entrusted with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers the family would welcome memorials to the Southern Care Hospice, in care of the funeral home.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com