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Brooks Funeral Home
Wednesday August 28th, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm

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Wednesday August 28th, 2019

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Ruth J. Bachman

     Ruth J. Bachman, 91, of Cavalier, ND, passed away Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at the Pembina County Memorial Hospital in Cavalier. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at the Cavalier Assembly of God Church. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be held in the Cavalier Cemetery. 

     Ruth Jennie (Haraldsen) Bachman was born September 7, 1927 on a homestead near Buffalo, South Dakota to Knut and Jennie Haraldsen.  She graduated from Buffalo High School and attended North Central Bible College in Minneapolis.  She married George Bachman on August 9, 1947 and they were married 66 years until George’s passing in February of 2014.  They raised their family and farmed south of Hamilton, North Dakota.

     Ruth was always involved in her church and taught Sunday School for 50 consecutive years. She also taught Bible studies for the residents of the Pioneer Rest Home in Bathgate, ND for many years.  Her faith in Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior was the most important thing in her life and sharing that faith with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and others.

     Ruth is survived by her 4 children, Robert (LeAnn) Bachman, Willard, MO, and 3 children, Jason (Natalie) Bachman, Ryan (Kimberly) Bachman, Dawnetta (Travis) Cooper;  Jenny (James) DeMell, Cavalier, ND, and 3 children, Ruth (Jason) Ivesdal, Dale (Jayna) DeMell, Jon (Melissa) DeMell; Linda (Gordon) Werven, Cavalier, ND and 3 children, Justin (Jennifer) Werven, Kristi (Rex) Causey, Shauna (Joel) Sandoz and Carolyn (John Leo) Schmidt, Minneapolis, MN and daughter Kayla (Adam) Prusinski; plus 20 great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by sisters Sophie Loftsgaard, Park River, ND, Alice Schaler, Tualatin, OR, and brother Erling Haraldsen, Salem, OR.

     Preceding her in death were 4 brothers, Harald Haraldsen, Leonard Haraldsen, Anton Haraldsen, Kenneth Haraldsen, sister, Esther Steiger, and one great-grandchild, Joshua Ivesdal.




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An A Dream in Pink was ordered on August 26, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 26 2019 12:00 AM

My sympathy to the Bachman family. Your parents were good neighbors to my mother, Laura Hildebrant, when they lived next door in Cavalier. May your many memories bring you comfort and peace.

Ruth Ann Thom Aug 26 2019 12:00 AM

An A Little Bit of Sunshine was ordered on August 26, 2019

Expression of Sympathy Aug 26 2019 12:00 AM

Bachman Family, our deepest sympathy for the loss of your mother. She will be deeply missed. God Bless and take care

Robert and Rita Robinson Aug 26 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your mothers passing. I remember her as a praying woman of God

Carol Beasley, Greenwood Indiana Aug 24 2019 12:00 AM

What an Amazing Woman Ruth was. A beautiful spirit that was Always welcoming!

Noreen Hills Aug 24 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Bachman

Noreen Hills Aug 24 2019 12:00 AM

I remember my Aunt Ruth as very sweet and loving. What a wonderful homecoming she must have received when she saw her Savior and reunited with family. I will see her again

Marlita Haraldsen Aug 24 2019 12:00 AM

Sending comfort and peace to Bob, Jenny, Linda and their families. She was always a kind, caring woman.

Rozanne Enerson Junker Aug 23 2019 12:00 AM

May the sure hope of the faith that your mom had in our Lord and Savior give you comfort as you walk through this journey and await the the certain reunion with all believers.

Gary Rath Aug 23 2019 12:00 AM

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