Doyle E. Bachman

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

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Adrian, MI 49221

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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 www.andersonfuneralservices.com. 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.


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Vince,, John and Cathie,
Sorry for your loss. We'll miss your Dad (and yor Mom). They were wonderful people and they made our community a nice place to be.
--Andrea Berry

Posted by Andrea Berry - Blissfield, MI - Friend   June 30, 2016

I am so very sorry to hear of the loss of this wonderful man. My prayers for peace and comfort are with the family.

Posted by Margaret Hans - Charlotte, NC - Friend   June 30, 2016

Vincent and family, you have my deepest sympathy. May the memories of your dad be forever etched in your heart.

Posted by Iris Guidry - Ypsilanti, MI - Coworker   June 29, 2016

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Growing up i need a friend and you were that friend, Thank you so very much for allowing me in your family. You will be missed. I can't thank you for all the kindness that you shown me when i was young . May God be with you and your whole family. Antonio Salas

Posted by Antonio Salas - Groveland, FL - Friend   June 29, 2016

Cathie and Brian and kids, we love you and are so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a very good man, husband, father, and grandfather and will be dearly missed. Our prayers are with all of you. Love,
Mom and Dad French and Mike.

Posted by Shirley French - Tecumseh, MI - Family   June 29, 2016

Cathie and Brian and family, we are so sorry of your dads passing. Our prayers are with you at this time.
Ned and Becky Rubel

Posted by Becky Rubel - Adrian, MI - Neighbor   June 29, 2016


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