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4/8/2014 10:28:00 AM
Keith Bachelder
March 7, 1928 - April 7, 2014

Keith Bachelder, 86, of Edgecomb, died suddenly April 7 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick with his family by his side.

He was born on March 7, 1928 in Belgrade, a son of Clyde A. and Ada A. (Fowler) Bachelder.

He grew up in Belgrade and moved to Wiscasset where he graduated from Wiscasset Academy in 1946. On Sept. 7, 1951 he married Beatrice R. Jackson and served in the U.S. Army for two years. He was employed at Central Maine Power for 42 years as an operations engineer of the Mason Station, retiring on March 30, 1989.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, being a ham radio operator and spending time with his family and grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his wife, Beatrice R. Bachelder on Feb. 20, 2003 and sisters, Leah Merrow and Verle Caton.

He is survived by sons, Kim Allen Bachelder and wife Deborah of Edgecomb, and Dana Paul Bachelder and wife Linda of Seattle, Wash.; brother, Gary Bachelder of Woolwich; sister, Frances Murray of Wiscasset; grandchildren, Janice E. Bachelder, and Matthew A. Bachelder and wife Melissa; and two great-grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be 6-8 p.m., Sat., April 12 at Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High St., Bath. A graveside service with military honors will be held at Highland Cemetery in Edgecomb at a later date.

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