George BachmeierGeorge Walter Bachmeier, 82, Carrington, died Sunday, June 3, 2012, at Sanford North Hospital, Fargo, ND. George was born January 9, 1930, to John and Selma (Wagner) in Orrin, ND. He attended Rose Bush Country School.
George Walter Bachmeier, 82, Carrington, died Sunday, June 3, 2012, at Sanford North Hospital, Fargo, ND.
George was born January 9, 1930, to John and Selma (Wagner) in Orrin, ND. He attended Rose Bush Country School. George served in the Armed Forces of the United States from June 20, 1951, as Corporal in the Korean War, until his Honorable Discharge on March 19, 1953.
On June 15, 1953, George married Gemma Rose Schmidt in St. John’s Church of Blumenfeld, ND. They moved to Carrington a week after they married. He worked for Nicholson & Carr, a Massey Ferguson dealership, as a mechanic until he retired in January of 1992. For a short time he worked for Erickson Implement on a part time basis.
He spent much time outdoors in the garden or mowing the lawn. George enjoyed long walks, pinochle, politics, photography, and polka music which he enjoyed every Saturday for three hours. He was an active member of the church, and a member of American Legion and VFW Post all in Carrington.
George is survived by his wife Gemma; his three sons Donovan (Karla) of Jamestown, ND; Ronald (Ann) of Fargo, ND; Clarence (Sonja) of Colorado Springs, CO; his three daughters Marietta (Tim) Weber of Sutton, ND; Sharon Wolf of Devils Lake, ND; Dianne (Leo) Straley of Carrington; nine grandchildren Desiree Bachmeier, Simone and Sophie Bachmeier, Baret and Katie Bachmeier, Maria and Ben Wolf, Tiffany and Alisha Straley, three great grandchildren Gavin, Brielle and Bexley Wolf; one sister Carol Filler; one brother August (Betty) Bachmeier; and four sisters-in-law Lena Bachmeier, Rebecca Bachmeier, Jennie Bachmeier, and Claudia Bachmeier.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Anton, Valentine, Lawrence and Richard, and his brother-in-law James Filler.
Visitation: Wednesday, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM at Evans Funeral Home, Carrington, ND.
Prayer Service: Wednesday, 7:00 PM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Carrington, ND
A Mass of Christian Burial: Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Carrington, ND
Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 10:30 AM
Interment: Carrington Cemetery, Carrington, ND
On-line condolences may be sent at www.EvansFuneralHomeND.com.
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