Emmet Eugene Bachellor, age 87, of Albion, IN passed away at 8:34 am on Friday, March 6, 2020 at Goshen Health Hospital, Goshen. Born on November 6, 1932 in Paulding, OH, he was the son of Merle and Nellie (Baldwin) Bachellor.
Emmet graduated from Payne High School, Payne, OH with the Class of 1951 and proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. On June 28, 1968, he married Catherine Elizabeth Tindall in Fort Wayne, IN. He was a wire mill operator at General Electric for over 30 years. Emmet volunteered for the Noble Township Fire Department for many years. He also enjoyed woodworking and fishing.
Survivors include his wife, Catherine Bachellor of Albion; children, Sandra (Dennis) King of Albion, Cynthia (Nathan Myers) Queiroga of Albion, Diana (David Caley) Burnworth of Huntington and Brenda (Steve) Wall of Corunna; Steve (Arlinda) Barclay of Flippin, AR, Kevin (Gail) Barclay of Churubusco and Keith (Deb) Barclay of Kimmell; and 24 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, son-in-law Neil Koher, and great-grandson Logan Peterson.
A gathering of family and friends will be 3:00-7:00 p.m. Monday, March 9, 2020 at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Dr., Columbia City. Funeral services for Emmet will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday March 10, 2020 at the funeral home, with Funeral Celebrant Sharon Brockhaus officiating. Burial will follow in Sparta Cemetery, Kimmell. Memorial donations may be made in his memory to Wolf Lake VFW Post #4717. Visit www.demoneygrimes.com to send his family condolences online.
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Cindy & family. So sorry to hear about Emmet passing. Thoughts & prayers to all.
I remember one time he told my some Vince to go in the building across the road and went in a door behind him while he was looking for something that grandpa knew wasn’t in there and he set off some fire cracker behind him and made him go running and he just cackled and laughed got a kick out of it will teach that boy yet he says lol I said I hope so grandpa I hope so
Thinking of you Diane, sorry to hear this.
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