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Olive A. Bachman

Olive A. Bachman

STERLING – Olive A. Bachman, 93, of Sterling, died Sunday, July 28, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

She was born Nov. 22, 1919, in Woden, Iowa, the daughter of Andrew Jackson and Mary Jane (Dingman) Drake. She married Walter Edward Bachman on Oct. 20, 1941, in Garner, Iowa. He died July 14, 1992. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Sterling.

Survivors include her daughter, Marcele “Marty” (Henry) Waldschmidt of Sterling; her son, Merlin (Donna) Bachman of Lee Center; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; and one step-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by one sister and four brothers.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday and the funeral at 11 a.m. Wednesday at McDonald Funeral Home, 505 First Ave., Sterling, with the Rev. Nancy Weingardner officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

A memorial has been established to the American Heart Association.


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