Peterson Funeral Chapel

     Mildred W. Bacher, age 83, of Aurora, MO , passed away on  Wednesday, July 20, 2016.  She was born September 21, 1932, in Crane, MO, to Odes and Vanita (Crouch) Walker.  She was a loving wife to Benjamin Bacher who she married on August 21, 1955, and preceded her in death in 2006. She was a devoted mother to her sons, Bruce and Eric, and daughter Jane (deceased). 

     Mildred began a long career with Juvenile Shoe Company before graduating from Aurora High School (in 1950) and worked there until it closed.  She also played a role in the community with her service on the Park Board during which time the current city pool was completed. 
     She was preceded in death by her parents; her  daughter Jane Amelia; brothers Jerry Walker , Jack Walker , and Wayne(Pete) Walker.
     Her survivors include her son, Bruce and his wife Jan and grandson Bryan of Carthage, MO, and grandson David of Bixby, OK;  and son Eric and his wife Jeanette of Columbus , OH. She is also survived by her brothers, Glendon and wife Anna Marie Walker of Springfield,  Joe and wife Flora Walker of Marionville and sister Maxine and husband Milton Klein of Star, ID;  sisters –in-law, Doris Walker of Springfield, Kay Walker of Aurora, Ruth Cline, Thelma Bacher and Mary Bacher all of Kansas City, MO, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
     Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 23, 2016, in Peterson Funeral Chapel in Aurora. Visitation will be held on Friday the 22nd from 6-8 p.m. Burial will be in Maple Park Cemetery immediately following the service.