August W. Bachman 1929-2019 | Obituary | St. Joseph Mo

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August “Auggie” W. Bachman, 90, of St. Joseph, passed away Aug. 29, 2019, at his home.

Auggie was born April 24, 1929, in St. Joseph, to August and Opal (Davis) Bachman.

Auggie served in the army, in Korea, during the Korean War.

He married Lela (Wilson) Bachman on Oct. 29, 1954, in St. Joseph.

After working for various painting contractors, he worked at Goetz Brewing Company until it closed, retiring from St. Joseph State Hospital.

He was a member of the Pearl Pin Club, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and the VFW Post 359.

He enjoyed antique car restoration, antiques, hunting and furniture refinishing.

Survivors include: his wife of 65 years, Lela; daughters, Karen (George) Wilbur, Granby, Connecticut, and Terri (Rick) Rader, St. Joseph; son-in-law, Chris Wildhagen, St. Joseph; grandchildren, Sheri (David) Wildhagen-Grieg, Jen Wildhagen, David (Maari) Wilbur and Lindsay McCush; great-grandchildren, Olivia Wildhagen-Piercy, Keegan and Sean McCush, and August and Arne Wildhagen-Grieg; sisters, Theresa (Melvin) Anderson and Mary Ashby; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members; and many, many friends.

He was preceded in death by: his parents; daughter, Linda Wildhagen; brothers, Donald, Francis, Leonard (Blackie), Gene and Charlie Bachman; sisters, Kate Cathcart, Norma McKay and Martha Branson.

Memorial contributions may be made to: the Autism Alliance of NW Missouri, the Noyes Home, or charity of your choice.