Douglas "Doug" L. Bachman

September 14, 1945 ~ August 2, 2019 (age 73)


Douglas "Doug" Lee Bachman, 73, of Defiance, passed away on Friday, August 2, 2019 at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center.  
He was born on September 14, 1945 to Tellis and Bessie (Demland) Bachman in Defiance, Ohio. Doug was a 1963 graduate of Defiance High School. On  April 23, 1983 he married Beth (Florence) Bachman, who resides in Defiance. 
Doug was a member of Bethel Church, enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports, and cheering on the Cleveland Browns and The Ohio State Buckeyes football teams.
Doug is survived by his loving spouse of 36 years, Beth Bachman, of Defiance, daughter, Rachael (Rick) Heilshorn of Marysville, OH, and son, Jordon (Kristin) Bachman of Defiance. He also leaves behind his six grandchildren; Laila, Will, Gretchen, and Wyatt Heilshorn, and Colben, and Bentleigh Bachman, and step sister, Jeanine Stevens. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, step brother, Hal Peters, and step sister, Shirley Baldwin.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Bethel Church. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at Bethel Church, with Pastor Tim Hacker officiating.  In honor of Doug the family requests that you wear your favorite Cleveland Brown or Ohio State apparel.  Burial will follow the service at Florida Cemetery.
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August 6, 2019

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bethel Church

Funeral Service
August 7, 2019

11:00 AM
Bethel Church


Family to assist with expenses

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