Wayne Bachinski

wayne bachinski
Wayne D. Bachinski, 69, of Fargo, ND, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. Wayne was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on June 13, 1945 to Frank and Victoria (Czerniecki) Bachinski. He attended schools in Winnipeg and joined the US Marine Corps in 1964, serving two tours in Vietnam through 1968. He then attended the University of North Dakota where he met his loving wife, Diane (McAllister) Bachinski, and they were married in 1969. Wayne became a US Citizen in 1973. He was employed 34 years by Northwestern Bell, US West and Qwest and retired in 2003. Wayne was a very proud and supportive family man. He especially was proud of his daughter Laura’s academic achievements and enjoyed traveling and supporting his son Scott’s hockey career. Wayne and Diane enjoyed traveling across the US and Canada to attend hockey games. Wayne also enjoyed technology, taking care of his “palace” and spending time with and supporting his grandchildren, Riley and Emma, in all of their endeavors. Wayne is survived by his wife Diane; two children Laura (Renee) Bachinski, Minneapolis, MN and Scott (Mikaela) Bachinski, Savage, MN. He was “Papa Chunk” to two amazing grandchildren, Riley and Emma Bachinski, Savage, MN. Wayne was preceded in death by his grandparents and parents. A loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend, he will be missed greatly by us all. Funeral Service: 10 AM Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery in Grand Forks, ND

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  1. I have fond memories traveling around North Dakota and Minnesota with Wayne and Scott as one Scott’s many hockey coaches over his career.

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family!

    Clay Whittlesey

  2. I worked with Wayne in Fargo until he retired. Our children went to high school together. My sympathy to his family.

  3. Diane & Family,

    So sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed Wayne and his great sense of humor. He will be missed.

  4. Sympathies from a former friend from Booth Avenue in Larimore. I have fond memories of your family. Peace to you at this sad time… Susie

  5. Diane, Laura, and Scott –
    My deepest sympathies to you. I hope wonderful memories will carry you through this difficult time.
    Mark Kolstad

  6. So sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing. Thoughts and prayers go out to the Bachinski Family.

    Ron, Debbie, Carmen, Chris, Kevin, Kendra & CJ

  7. Diane, so sorry for your loss. You and Wayne took me under your wing during my walks. He was a very kind, generous, and compassionate man. Hugs and love to you and your family.

    Diane Yard

  8. Although we were related we never had the chance to meet face to face,yet we got to know one another from emails and the wonderful cd you made of your life.My deepest sympathy to your family and will keep them forever in my heart and prayers.

  9. Diane: We are so sorry to learn of Wayne’s passing. Life will be different for you, but I hope you can find a way to carry on. A loved one never leaves our heart.

  10. Just found out about Wayne’s passing…my condolences. He & I went to ‘bootcamp’ together at MCRD in 1964. Very ‘upbeat’ character…I won’t forget him…

    Richard LePage
    Hastings, Mn

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