Bacheller, Stella Margaret (Hitshew) (September 16, 1899 - March 6, 1991)

Stella Margaret Bacheller

Douglas Budget - March 13, 1991

Graveside services and interment for Stella Margaret Bacheller, 91, were held March 9 at the Lusk Cemetery with Rev. Marilyn J. Engstrom of the Saint George's Episcopal Church officiating.

Mrs. Bacheller died March 6, 1991 at the Converse County Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.

She was born Sept. 16, 1899 in Manville, the daughter of William Sheridan and Catherine(Sothman)Hitshew. She was reared and educated in Lusk, graduating from the Lusk High School. She attended and graduated from the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

She was married to Harold Bacheller in 1923. They lived in Lusk, and then in 1924 they moved to Casper, where Mr. Bacheller practiced law. In 1987 she moved to Douglas and resided at the McComb Retirement Center until the time of her death. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and PEO in Casper.

She is survived by her son and his wife, Harold and Roberta Bacheller of Fort Collins, Colo.; her daughter and her husband, Jean and Preston Mitchell of Hayward, Calif.; two sisters, Elva Costin of Peoria, Ariz. and Juliana Saul of Douglas; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 1965; one brother; and one sister.

A memorial to the American Heart Association would be appreciated by the family.

The Converse Funeral Chapel of Douglas was in charge of the arrangements.


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