Doyle E. Bachman

  • Born: August 5, 1932
  • Died: June 28, 2016
  • Location: Blissfield, Michigan

Anderson Funeral Home

3050 W Beecher Rd
Adrian, MI 49221
Tel. (517) 265-3312

Tribute & Message From The Family

Doyle Eugene Bachman, age 83, of Blissfield, died June 28, 2016 at Charlotte Stephenson Manor in Adrian. He was born August 5, 1932, in Chesterfield Twp., OH to Virgil Dale and Nina Irene (Bailey) Bachman, Sr. After his mother's death, he was raised by his Aunt Orla M. Bachman. On June 19, 1954, he married Mildred C. Reau in Deerfield and she preceded him in death on July 11, 2006.
He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1952-1956. Doyle had been employed as Superintendent of Postal Operations at the Blissfield Post Office for 33 years, retiring on December 1, 1991. He was a member of the Light of Christ, St. Peter the Apostle Parish in Blissfield, was a former member of the Usher's Club for many years, a former member of the Holy Name Society, and formerly served on the parish council. He was a charter member and former treasurer and manager of St. Peter's Parish Credit Union and had served as Assistant Treasurer. He was a member of the Blissfield American Legion Post #325 and of the AARP.
Doyle is survived by two sons, Vincent E. (Rebecca) Bachman of Blissfield and John P. (Kathleen) Bachman of West Chester, Ohio; a daughter, Catherine M. (Brian) Lewis of Adrian; one brother, Ivan D. Bachman of Vader, WA; one sister, Geraldine M. Davis of Butte Falls, Oregon; a half-brother, Ronald E. (Joyce) Bachman of Pittsford, MI; two sisters-in-law, Carol Bachman of Hudson and Lola Reau of Blissfield; and six grandchildren, Adam, Aimee and Ashlee Lewis and Kierstin, Kaelyn and Nicole Bachman. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, his Aunt Orla that raised him; a son, Thomas J. Bachman and two brothers, Virgil D. Bachman, Jr. and James Bachman; and one sister, Lola Bachman.
The funeral liturgy will be offered Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Light of Christ, St. Peter's Parish in Blissfield with full military rites conducted outside of church by the Blissfield American Legion Post #325 and Blissfield V.F.W. Post #10912. Burial of cremains will be in Pleasant View Cemetery in Blissfield at a later date. Visitation will be held Friday, July 1, 2016 from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Anderson Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield. Visitation will also be held on Saturday at Light of Christ from 10:00 until the time of the service.
You may send condolences to the family at Memorial contributions may be made to Light of Christ Parish or to Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian. Arrangements are under the direction of the Anderson Rudd Funeral Home.