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Services Saturday for Kenneth D. Bachman

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Kenneth D. Bachman was born on March 21, 1968, to Ralph E. and Jaquline I. (Charlson) Bachman, both deceased.

Ken, also affectionately known by many as “Fats”, passed away on August 20, 2019, at his sister Brenda and brother-in-law Jack Darnell’s house.

Ken owned his own towing company in Valparaiso for many years. He and his best friend Kevin Krieter were the head officials for the demolition derbies at the fairs in Porter, Lake and LaPorte counties.

Ken is survived by daughters Aliena Bachman, of Valparaiso, IN, and Jessie Bachman, of Portage, IN; grandsons Logan and Jason, Jr., and granddaughter Sophia; siblings Charlie (Renee) Bachman, of IL, Brenda (Jack) Darnell, of IN, Harold (Jo) Bachman of KY, Kevin (Sandy) Bachman of IN, Kimberly (Robert) Collina of WI, and Jennifer (late Bill) Gross, of IN.

Preceding him in death were son David and granddaughter Shania.

Services will be held Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Chesterton Cemetery, at 11 a.m., with lunch at the Porter VFW immediately following.



Posted 9/5/2019




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