LIBERTY — Lorraine Evelyn Bachelder, 82, passed away Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, at Harbor Hill Nursing Home after a long illness. She was born in South China Nov. 21, 1939, to Arthur and Evelyn (Snell) Choate.

She resided in Liberty with her husband of 43 years, Richard Bachelder. Together they raised four children.

Lorraine was predeceased by Richard in 2000.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, William and LuAnn Bachelder, Mark Bachelder and Irene Ayer, Richard Jr. and Lisa Bachelder, and Cindy (Bachelder) and Tony Wysocki; four grandchildren, Katrina (Bachelder) Roberts, Ashley (Bachelder) Hyde, and Tyler and Amber Wysocki; and a great-grandchild, Levi Roberts.

A spring burial will take place at Hunts Cemetery.  Memories and condolences may be shared at

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