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Gloria J. Bachmann
Gloria J. Bachmann, 74, of Green Bay passed away Sunday, Jan. 5 after an illness.
Born in Manitowoc Oct. 18, 1939 to Lawrence and Florence (Piehl) Granger, she married Darul Bachmann on Nov. 14, 1959, who called her his Little Flower. The couple raised four children together and like the lyrics in her favorite song, shared this dance for the rest of her life. They celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary in November. She retired from Essco Inc. in 2005 after over 35 years of service as an office manager.
Known not only for her good cooking, she said her legacy would be her collection of cook books. She volunteered for Manna for Life Food Pantry and the Thrift Store and enjoyed playing solitaire on the computer. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Darul, Green Bay; two daughters and sons-in-law, Jean and Jody Darby, Rockdale, Tx. and Jennifer and Brian Tilkens, Amberg; a son, Jerome Bachmann, Green Bay; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Alonda (Roy) Potts; a brother-in-law, Dennis Bachmann and nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Bachmann and a brother, Robert Granger.
Friends may call from noon until time of a Memorial Service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 11 at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., Green Bay. Sr. Helen Keyzer will officiate with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established.
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