Bachman, Todd L. 62, loving husband, proud father and grandfather, devoted Christian, humble leader, and loyal friend and businessman, died on August 9th, 2008 in Beijing, China. Todd was born on January 27th, 1946 in Minneapolis, MN to Lloyd and Marion Bachman. He received his Bachelor's degree in Horticulture Science and a minor in Business Administration at the University of Minnesota in 1968 where he met his wife Barbara. Todd started working at Bachman's Inc. at an early age. He was a dedicated businessman who held many board positions with local and national floral and horticulture groups. Most importantly, Todd loved his family. He cherished every moment he spent with his wife, children, and grandchildren and enjoyed sharing their stories. He had a gentleness that comforted everyone around him. He will be greatly missed. Todd was preceded in death by his mother, Marion. He is survived by wife, Barbara; daughters, Sara (Brian), Susan (Lee), Elisabeth (Hugh); four grandchildren; father, Lloyd; sister, Lynn; and numerous extended family and friends. Visitation on Thursday, August 28th at the Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel from 2-8 pm. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 29th at Christiania Lutheran Church in Lakeville at 2:00 pm with a visitation beginning at noon. Memorials preferred to the Todd Bachman Memorial Fund. Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel 952-920-3996 West 50th St. & Hwy 100
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.