Mt. Vernon Register-News

December 11, 2012

Mildred Bachman


MT. VERNON — — Mildred Louise Bachman, 91, of Carmi, died Sunday at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.

She was born March 12, 1921, in Carmi, the daughter of Orlando B. and Bertha (Smith) Renshaw. She was married to Arthur Bachman and he preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 1986.

Mildred was an active member of the First Christian Church in Carmi. In addition to being a homemaker, she was a cook at Brownsville School and also worked a short time at Ainesbrooke Corporation in Carmi.

She is survived by sons, Albert (Shirley) Bachman of Liberty, Mo., Louis Bachman of Tremont and David (Rhonda) Bachman of Carmi; daughter, Lyndall (David) Flanagan of Texico; nine grandchildren, Jody, Crissy, Eric, Matt, Brian, Jeremy, Ashley, Shelby and Emma; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter-in-law, Ida Mae Bachman; granddaughter, Misty Michelle Bachman; brother, Elvis Renshaw and his wife Vonda; sisters, Ruth Elder and her husband Dee, Florence Renshaw and Irene Terrell and her husband Chalen.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church in Carmi with burial in Bruce Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi.

Memorials may be made to First Christian Church. More information is at