Millie Bachman, 78

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

Mildred A. (Millie) Bachman, 78, of Bruneau, died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004 at a Nampa care center.

Funeral services were held Monday, Nov. 15, at the Bruneau American Legion Hall. Graveside services followed at Bruneau Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Summers Funeral Homes, McMurtrey Chapel in Mountain Home.

Millie was born March 21, 1926, in Bruneau, to Alvin and Effie Mackley. She attended grade school in Bruneau and graduated from Bruneau High School.

Millie married Lynn Bachman on Feb. 8, 1947, and moved to Oreana. The Bachman family moved back to Bruneau in 1959.

Millie retired from the Bruneau school lunch program after 20 years of service.

She was active in the community. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge.

She also was a member for 28 years and secretary for 20 years of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #83.

Millie was also secretary of the Bruneau Water and Sewer District and served on the community elections board.

Millie was preceded in death by her parents Alvin and Effie, Lynn, her husband, and two sons Tony, an infant, and Tom.

She is survived by: Jerry and Marge of Nampa, Frank and Cindy of Bruneau, Sherry and Dennis Rivett of Casper, Wyo., Mack and Elaire of Nampa, Miles of Reno, Nev., Bill and Sharon of Elk, thirteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, "and in the spirit of Millie's love for Bruneau," memorial contributions can be made to the American Legion Auxiliary Post #83 in Bruneau, Idaho.