Keith Bachelder, 57, of Lyons, Ohio, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at his home.
He was born March 2, 1951, in Hudson, Mich., and was a graduating member of the Morenci Area High School class of 1969. He worked 30 years as a structural ironworker out of Ironworker's Local 55 in Toledo, Ohio.
Keith was the son of Marvin Hal and Mary Alice (Derby) Bachelder. He married Kathy Von Seggern on March 9, 1984.
He is survived by his wife; his daughter, Tina Jordan, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; his son, Richard Bachelder, of Wauseon, Ohio; his four granddaughters, Monica, Jessica, Cora and Katie; mother-in-law, Ruth Ann Von Seggern of Whitehouse, Ohio; two sisters; two brothers; and a sister-in-law. He was preceded in death by his parents.
In keeping with Keith's request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. He has been laid to rest at the Lyons Cemetery in Lyons, Ohio, with Harry Neiderhiser officiating. Arrangements were entrusted to Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, Mich.