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Kenneth M. Bach

September 7, 1944 — August 12, 2023

Coleridge

Kenneth M. Bach age 78 of Coleridge, Nebraska died on Saturday, August 12, 2023 at the Methodist Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, August 19, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at the United Lutheran Church in Laurel with the Rev. Matthew Quanbeck officiating. Burial will be at the Laurel cemetery, Laurel, Nebraska.  Visitation will be on Friday, at the United Lutheran Church, from 5-7:00 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday for one hour prior to services.  Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Laurel.

Pallbearers are Dan Bach, Severin Bach, Jake Bach, Mike Stehno, John Kruger, Stan Polensky.

Honorary pallbearers are Aaron Morgan, and Nick Morgan, and Tim Polensky. 

Kenneth Milton Bach was born on September 7, 1944 in Carroll, Nebraska to Arthur Helmuth and Pearl (Lewon) Bach. He grew up in the Belden, Nebraska and Sholes, Nebraska area and attended country school.  He also attended Wausa High School.  He entered the U.S. Army and served from 1963 to 1967.  Ken met Barbara Jean Wilcher at Murphy’s Chicken Diner on base in Fort Hood, Texas. They were married on August 19, 1967 in Killeen, Texas. They lived on a farm north of Randolph, Nebraska until 2008 when they moved to Coleridge, Nebraska.

Ken was a member of the United Lutheran Church in Laurel, and the Laurel Veteran’s Posts #4504 and #54.

Ken is survived by his two sons and spouses Michael (Tricia) Bach of Norfolk, Steven (Mindy) Bach of Belden; six grandchildren – (Michael’s – Abbey (Aaron) Morgan, Alyssa (Logan) Solis, Arin Bach), (Steven’s – (Severin Bach, Jake (Claire) Bach); great grandchildren Addilynn Bach, Aubrey Morgan, Liam Morgan, Avery Morgan, Aunna Morgan, and Milo Solis; brother Don (Darlene) Bach of Sioux City, Iowa; and several nieces and nephews.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents, and wife Barbara who passed away on January 20, 2023, at the age of 78, and his brother; Dale Bach.

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