|Birth: ||Jul. 14, 1962|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 2010|
Cerro Gordo County
Marvin Gene Bachman, the son, of Eugene and Janice (Swanson) Bachman, was born on July 14, 1962, at Belmond, Iowa. He attended and graduated from the Klemme High School with the Class of 1980 and later went on to attend North Iowa Technical College in Sheldon, Iowa, where he studied automotive related subjects. As a young man Marv was active in various extra-curricular activities including baseball, basketball, and was was an excellent football player.
Marv was a farmer throughout his entire lilfe, with Bachman family farms. He loved the farming profession and working the land. As the years went by he continued this love profession and expanded his ambiltions into the trucking industy.
Marvin was united in marriage to Carrie Sorenson in July 13, 2002. Following their marriage the couple expanded the trucking operations and started Riverview Farms and Trucking which they have owned and operated since they were married.
The two loved to travel the countryside along with their other drivers who worked for them. Marv had a great passion for the outdoors and looked forward to any opportunity to going on a fishing excursion to Canada, Mille Lacs Lake, Leech Lake or a more regional outing to Clear Lake. He also enjoyed pursuing his passioin and the commeraderie of family and friends while hunting pheasants, deer, coyotes, and various other game the woods and uplands might bring.
Marvin was a single father for many years prilor to marring Carrie and relished this role and the challenges and rewards that it brought in caring for the needs of his childern. He enjoyed taking them and the grandkids on mini bike, four wheeler, truck and tractor rides. Marv also enjoyed being a grandfather and was looking forward to a granddaughter's expected arrival in May of this year. Marv and Carrie enjoyed the freedom Harley riding road trips and socializing with friends and family. Those who knew Marv will remember him as a "good friend" and soft hearted man who would do almost anything for anyone and was a very hard worker. He loved to visit and enjoyed good times with family and friends. Marvin looked forward to summer afternoons spent on the waters of Clear Lake near Farmers Beach. Marv also enjoyed the companionship of their dogs, Sparky and Sadie. He enjoyed Classic rock music and was a fan of Tony Steward and Nascar racing in general. In recent years, Marvin had become a member of the Klemme Volunteer Fire Department and had always liked to give of himself to the Klemme Cokmmunity where he had lived his entire life.
Marvin's memory will live on in the lives and hearts of his surviving wife and partner, Carrie Bachman; his children: son, Chris Bachman and fiancee Tera, daughter, Dani (Nick)Neubauer; sons Chandler (Chelsvig) Bachman and Jameson (Chelsvig) Bachman; his parents, Eugene and Janice Backman; his mother-in-law, Barb Gremmer and farther-in-law, Keith Sorenson, cousins, extended family and friends, and his beloved companions Sadie and Sparky.
He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents and his uncle Albert Swanson.
Funeral services were held at the United Methodist Church, February 18, 2010, Klemme, Iowa and burial in Ell Township Cemetery, Klemme, Iowa.
Created by: Richard Bohn
Record added: Mar 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67526957
Added: Oct. 17, 2012