WKEB Obituaries Blog

Elizabeth "Betty" L. Bacha


Elizabeth “Betty” L. Bacha, 89, formally of Lublin, passed away on 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Oakbrook Nursing and Rehab in 
Thorp. She was born on July 17, 1930 in Stetsonville, WI, to the 
late William and Esther (Bay) Albrecht. Betty attended Medford 
area schools and graduated from Medford High School in 1948. 
She married Andrew Bacha in Medford on June 24, 1950.  They 
farmed in the Town of Ford until their retirement in 1993, when they 
moved to Curtiss. She also worked at Thorpedo Restaurant in 
Thorp for more than 20 years.

Betty will be remembered for her love of her family and her friends, 
her beautiful flower gardens, the wonderful meals and desserts she 
served, and her talent for sewing and quilting. Her children, 
grandchildren and great-grandchildren are now enjoying the quilts, 
pillows and needlework pieces she made throughout the years. She 
had a good sense of humor and loved Christmas, dancing, reading 
and traveling.

Betty is survived by her children Judy Bacha of Belleville, WI, Patti 
(Mike) McKenzie of Plymouth, Jayne Bacha of Bedford, New 
Hampshire, David (Sharon) Bacha of Lublin, Kelli (Ron) Karpinski of 
Oshkosh, 7 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren and one 
brother Donald Albrecht. She is preceded in death by her husband 
Andrew, her parents, her brothers, Walter, Robert, Glenn and her 
sister Florence Dewart.   

A Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 10, 
2019, at Plombon Funeral Home- Gilman with Father Vijay Kumar 
officiating. Burial will follow at Meadowbrook Cemetery-Gilman. 
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service.

The family would like to thank the staff at Oakbrook for the 
wonderful care they gave Betty during the past three years. She will 
be greatly missed.


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