Peg Bachmeier 1925-2015


Peggy A. “Peg” Bachmeier, 89, Holton, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 at Medicalodges Jackson County.

She was born Oct. 19, 1925 in Superior, Iowa, the daughter of Paul and Dorothy Dyke Mickelsen. She graduated in 1943 from Elbow Lake High School in Elbow Lake, Minn., and also graduated from Moorhead Teachers College in Minnesota and Dickinson Teachers College in North Dakota.

Ms. Bachmeier lived in Topeka, where she worked for Best Western before moving to Holton in 1991. She taught elementary school for three years in Minnesota and 15 years in North Dakota before moving to Topeka.

She married Joseph Bachmeier in 1949. They divorced.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Mary Reisenauer, on Nov. 18, 1977, and Karen Bachmeier, on March 4, 1971.

Funeral services were held Mon­day afternoon at Mercer Funeral Home in Holton. Burial will be held in Holton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Beck-Bookman Library, sent in care of Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 270, Holton, KS 66436. Holton Recorder 2/16/15

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Holton, KS 66436
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