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Nancy Ellen (Spiegel) Bachelder

April 7, 1939 ~ July 11, 2021 (age 82)


Nancy Ellen Bachelder, 82, of Galion passed away on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Avita Health System - Ontario Hospital after a sudden illness.

Nancy was born in Bucyrus, Ohio on April 7, 1939 to the late Robert and Edith (Webber) Spiegel. She married Wilbert "Lee" Bachelder on July 17, 1960 and he survives her.

Nancy worked as a school teacher. She also worked at Wonder Gardens, the family operated business. Nancy enjoyed golfing and was an avid reader. She loved to travel to Scioto Downs and test her luck on the the slot machines. Nancy sang with the Mansfield Choral Society. In her younger years, Nancy loved to go bowling.

In addition to her husband Lee, Nancy is survived by a son, Dean Bachelder of Reading; a sister, Janet Myers of Ontario; a brother, Jan Roston of California; and a niece, Judy Myers of Ontario.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Spiegel, Edith Roston and step-father, Wayne Roston; her son, David Bachelder; and her sister, Roberta White.

Private graveside services will be held. Burial will be in Crawford County Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mansfield Public Library or to the American Cancer Society.

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