Anthony J. Bachman
Anthony Joseph (Tony) Bachman died Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.
He was a 1970 graduate of Providence High School in Clarksville, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in land surveying from Purdue University in 1978 and later attended the University of Montana. After working through high school and college with his father in the stone and asphalt business, Tony began a career with the U.S. Forest Service under the Dept. of Agriculture, beginning at Kootenai National Forest in Libby, Mont., followed by the Gallatin National Forest in Bozeman, Mont., as a land surveyor, the Prescott National Forest in Yavapai, Ariz., as a regional land surveyor and the regional office, Northern Region 1, in Missoula, Mont., as a supervisory land surveyor. He worked his entire career pursuing the mission of the Forest Service through the authority of the Bureau of Land Management and the Small Tracts Act Authority of 1983 to perform cadastral boundary line surveys to identify and reclaim all national forest property.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Cecilia Bachman.
Survivors include his father, Russell Bachman of Lanesville; a daughter, Kaitlyn Kull; five sisters, Rose Marie Rogers, Elaine Bachman, Miriam Robertson, Grace Anne Engleman and Connie Terry; and three brothers, Marty Bachman, Bernie Bachman and Hank Bachman.
Memorial prayer service: Sunday, Sept. 28, at 1 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville.
A celebration of life: Sunday, Sept. 28, at 3 p.m. at Camp Cedarbrook north of Lanesville.
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