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