Peter Bachmeier

Oct. 28, 1945-Jan. 26, 2018

Peter “Pete” Louie

Bachmeier, 72, the son of

Louis and Elizabeth

(Schmidt) Bachmeier was

born on October 28, 1945

in Rugby, North Dakota.

He passed away on Fri-

day, January 26, 2018 at

the Sanford Medical

Center in Bismarck, North

Dakota from surgical com-


Pete was reared in the

rural farm home of his

parents and received his

education at German #1

and #2 country school

and completed his educa-

tion at the Notre Dame

Academy in Willow City.

He made his home on the

family farm all his life.

Pete started working on

the farm and taking vari-

ous jobs over the years,

including driving truck

for Minot Sand & Gravel

for over 20 years and re-

tired from there. He en-

joyed spending time with

his nieces and nephews

and building a relation-

ship with his best friend

and companion of many

years, Carol Engebrit and

her family. Her children

became his children.

He is survived by his

brothers, Nick of Willis-

ton, John of California and

Joe (Lillian) of Havre,

Montana; two sisters,

Clara Fixen of Williston

and Beatrice (Marlin)

Welk of Rugby; a

sister-in-law, Bea

Bachmeier of Casselton;

26 nieces and nephews,

other relatives and

friends. He is also sur-

vived by Carol’s family,

Kenneth Getzlaff and

Charlene Axtman, both of

Mandan, Karol Gonzalez

of Willow City, Kimberly

Aho of Stanley, Corrina

Schultz of Green River,

Wyoming and Shannon

Hanson of Upham and

their children. He was

preceded in death by: his

companion, Carol Enge-

brit; brother, Vince; sister,

Catherine; sisters-in-law,

Mary Ann and Fran


brothers-in-law, Alvin

Brown and LeRoy Fixen;

and his parents.

Funeral services will be

held: at 2:00 p.m. Satur-

day February 3rd at the

Anderson Funeral Home

Chapel in Rugby with

spring burial in Persilla

Watts Cemetery, Rugby.

Rev. Father Tom Graner,


A gathering of friends

and family for lunch and

sharing of memories from

12 Noon until 5 p.m. on

Friday TODAY, Feb. 2nd

at St. Paul’s Lutheran

Church in Rugby. All are


Reviewal will be from-

Noon until the time of ser-

vice on Saturday at the

funeral home

Arrangements with the

Anderson Funeral Home

of Rugby. Online registry: