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Cal Bachman(1938 - 2013)

CAL BACHMAN A Celebration of Life will be held for Calvin Wendell Bachman, 74 of Chico, on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Chico Elks Lodge. Cal passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at his home. He was born August 29, 1938 to Charles and Dorothea Bachman in Susanville, CA. Cal was raised in Westwood and Susanville and graduated from Lassen High School in 1956. He then attended Cal Berkeley and graduated from Chico State with BS degree in Engineering. Cal married Jill Campbell on June 9, 1962 in Chico. While attending school he worked summers for the Department of Forestry. Cal worked for the Army Corp of Engineers during the construction of Oroville Dam. In 1972 he and his wife started Bachman and Associates, a civil engineering company, which he owned and operated until his passing. Cal was a member of Delta Psi Delta, Chico Elks Lodge, Chico Oddfellows and the Comanche Rider Association. He enjoyed spending time in the mountains hunting and fishing, and studying the history of Northern California. He is survived by his daughter Tara Anderson of Coeur d'Alene, ID; two sons, Todd and Troy both of Chico; four grandchildren, Dylan, Madisyn, Connery and Caton all of Chico; and one brother, John Bachman of San Antonio, TX. Arrangements are under the direction of the Brusie Funeral Home.

Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on June 11, 2013
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