William P. "Bill" Bachmeier, formerly of Hertel, passed away after a painful battle with cancer on Aug. 18, 2020. He was born on July 16, 1943 in Mclntosh, SD. Bill attended school in Elbow Lake, SD where he graduated in 1961. He went on to work as a lineman until his retirement in 2008.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Zacheus and Katherine (Loeb) Bachmeier; siblings, Marianne Mitchell; Avelina Helgeson; Geraldine Wasfaret and Gerald Bachmeier.
He leaves behind his loving wife, Madalene Bachmeier; his children, Zacheus Bachmeier, Michelle Jarvis, Joseph (Shelly) Marsala, Tony (Kandice) Marsala, Sarah (Beth) and Koponen; siblings, Larry (Jeni) Bachmeier; Tim Bachmeier; Luella Thiel; Tillie Anderson; Connie Ascheman and Sharon Bachmeier; along with many beloved grandchildren, nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 at 3 p.m. with a visitation from 1-3 p.m. at Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.
Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster. Online condolences can be made at www.swedberg-taylor.com.