Ardell M. Bachman, 81, of Cambridge, Minn., formerly of Hibbing, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 in Cambridge.
She was born Feb. 16, 1932, in Hillman, Minn., to Arthur and Elsie Hatch. She was a homemaker while moving to various towns on the Iron Range which included Ely, Makinen, Eveleth, Aurora, Marble and Hibbing. After her husband’s retirement, they lived in Milbank, S.D., for 14 years. Ardell lived in Cambridge for her last 13 years after moving back to Minnesota.
She is survived by four children: James D. (Jane) Bachman of Calumet, William H. (Kathryn) Bachman of St. Cloud, Minn., Doris (Arvid) Pajunen of Dewey Lake and Gail (Brian) Frider of Cambridge; sister, Sylvia Alshire of Little Falls, Minn.; brothers: Manfred (Martha) Hatch of Crystal, Minn., Gerald (Jill) Hatch of Milaca, Minn., and Elmer (Ramona) Hatch of Onamia, Minn.; along with grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Duane on July 16, 2000; sister, Janette Haverstock; and brothers: Chester, Morris, Carl and Leon Hatch.
Funeral: Will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, in the Dougherty Funeral Home. Rev. Dr. David N. Stevens will officiate.
Visitation: Will be for one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
Burial: Will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Will be Rylan, Wyatt and Kylar Bachman, Brian Frider and Rodney and Gary Hatch.
Honorary pallbearers: Will be William and Robert Bachman.
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