Albertus M "Al" Bachmann

March 29th, 1937 to March 26th, 2022

Albertus Marines “Al” Bachmann, 84, of Clyde, died Saturday, March 26, 2022.

He was born March 29, 1937 in Bussum, Netherlands to the late Eduard and Anna Bachmann. He married Judith A. Smith on January 16, 1960 in Yale United Methodist Church. she died August 23, 2019.

Al emigrated from Holland to Canada after WWII and later to the United States. He joined the U.S. Air Force in 1958 and worked as a jet engine mechanic. After the service, he worked as a commercial printer for many years. Al enjoyed wintering in Florida with his wife Judith. He was a Boy Scout leader, coached little league and enjoyed racing homing pigeons and fishing. He loved spending time with his family and lived a very full life.

He is survived by his daughter, Anna (Dan) Presswood; son, Eduard Bachmann; four grandchildren, Rebecca (Mike) Lumetta, Jack (Kelly) Presswood, Katie Klieman and Michael Bachmann; four great grandchildren; sister, Anna (Bill) Komph; sister-in-law, Margaret Bachmann; brothers-in-law, Jack (Nancy) Smith and James (Bonnie) Smith; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Teresa Good-Schrader; son, Marty Bachmann; and brother Johannes Bachmann.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, May 16, 2022 at Cornerstone Church with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. The Reverend Peter Foxwell will officiate.

Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Port Huron.

Memorial contributions may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital. To send condolences, visit

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