Apr. 22, 1925 – Jul. 28, 2017
Wolford, ND John Bacher, 92, entered his eternal rest on Friday, July 28, 2017. He was born on April 22, 1925 in Wolford, ND, the son of Joseph and Mary (Gingerich) Bacher. He married Martha Witmer on November 26, 1953 in Columbiana, OH and together they raised their 8 children on a farm in Wolford. For many years they spent their winters in Westminster, SC where he was residing at the time of his passing.
Surviving are his 8 children, Loyal (Edith) of Westminster; Sharon (Jon) Miller of Westminster; Ruth (John) Mast of Mountain View, AR; Vernon (Maria) of Westminster; Darrell (Julie) of Columbus, NC; Joe (Cathy) of Gainesville, VA; Gary (Rita) of Wolford, ND and Arlene (Rick) Skinner of Bloomfield, IN. He has 31 grandchildren, and 25
Preceding him in death last September was his beloved wife, Martha, whom he dearly missed and his grandson, Sheldon, who passed away a month ago. Also his
parents and brother, David, as well as 3 half-brothers and 3 half-sisters.
A memorial service will be held 7 pm, Saturday, July 29, 2017 at the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm, Saturday, prior to
the service at Sandifer Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 10 am, Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at Lake View Mennonite Church in Wolford, ND with burial to
follow in Old Order Amish Mennonite Cemetery in Mylo, ND by Niewoehner Funeral Home, Rugby, ND.
Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com
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