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  • Dr. Duane P. Bachmann

  • Dr. Duane P. Bachmann, 69, of Independence, Mo., passed away suddenly on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.

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  • Dr. Duane P. Bachmann, 69, of Independence, Mo., passed away suddenly on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013.
    Duane was born on Jan. 17, 1943, in Pulaski, Iowa, to Oscar and Gladys Bachmann. Duane graduated from Truman State in Kirksville, Mo., getting his Masters at CMSU and later his PHD from K-State in Manhattan, Kan. He taught in Independence at William Chrisman High School, and later as a Professor of Marketing at CMSU in Warrensburg, Mo. Duane was a very active member of Christ United Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir, worked the food drops and taught Sunday School. He enjoyed singing with the KC Metro Men’s Chorus and was an avid Golfer.
    Duane is survived by wife, Mary; son, Michael; brother, Wendell; mother, Gladys, as well as three foreign exchange students, Valentin Moreno, Nene Pinto and Ann Callaert.
    Duane was an organ donor and he lives on through his gift to others. A celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Christ United Methodist Church, 14506 E. 39th St. South, Independence. Visitation will be at 1 p.m., with the service starting at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to KC Metro Men’s Chorus, http://www.kcmmc.org.
    Condolences for the family may be left at www.CremationCenterKC.com.
    Arrangements: Cremation Center of Kansas City, Shawnee Mission, 913-384-5566.
     
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