August 18, 1941 ~ April 15, 2015
Elizabeth (Betty) Lauinger Bachmann, age 73 died April 15, 2015 in Sanford Palliative Care. She was born August 18, 1941 on the homestead 2 ½ miles northeast of Strasburg, ND to her parents Bernhardt J. and Barbara Wald Lauinger.
After completing school she moved to Fargo and lived and worked with her 2 sisters. After a few years she moved to California to help her younger sister. She continued her career in the food and beverage industry and worked and lived in Chicago where she met her husband Bill Bachmann and then moved to Slidell, LA. After a number of years Betty moved to Linton, ND and back to Fargo. After Betty retired she was a volunteer at the VA hospital. Betty was a very kind, loving and selfless person, always thinking of others and putting their needs ahead of her own. She helped take care of 2 sick sisters- in-laws, a brother-in law and a sister. She had a great relationship with her nephews and nieces. Betty also had a wonderful sense of humor and loved her family so very much. Everyone was so excited when Betty would come home.
Betty will be missed by her very special friend Jerry Gilland; brothers, Joe, Linton, ND, Conrad (Rose), Fargo, Baldwin (Grace) Bismarck; and her sister Virginia, Hamilton, NJ. Betty was blessed with 9 nieces, 12 nephews and many great-nephews and nieces; and great-great-nephews and nieces.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Bernhardt and Barbara Lauinger; brothers, baby Konrad, Erven, and Tony, and two sisters, Evangeline and Tillie.
There will be a memorial service at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with a visitation one hour prior.
Memorials preferred to a homeless shelter of the donor’s choice or the Right to Life Organization.
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