Bachman, Lloyd

Written by David Green.

Lloyd E. Bachman, 84, died April 8, 2007, in Auburn, Calif. He was born Sept. 18, 1922 at home in Hudson, Mich., to Mae and George Bachman.

Lloyd was a 1940 graduate of Fayette High School. He met Julia Gill in 1942 and they were married in 1945. They resided in the San Francisco Bay area from 1945 to 1983 before moving to Pioneer, Calif. In 2000, they relocated in Auburn,  Calif.

Lloyd worked in sales and as a store manager. He was a big baseball fan and enjoyed fishing and traveling. He was a veteran of World War II and served on the U.S.S. New Mexico and the Rudyerd Bay in the Pacific.

He is survived by Julia, his wife of 61 years; sons Bruce (and Maysol) Bachman and Paul (and Elia) Bachman; daughter Beth (and Jim) Lantz; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; four nephews and three nieces.

Lloyd was preceded in death by two brothers, Glen and Hal.

 A memorial service was held April 14, at the First Congregational Church, 710 Auburn Ravine Rd., Auburn, Calif.

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