site image



July 13, 1936 ~ February 23, 2018 (age 81)

Donna B. Bache, 81, of Libby, passed away of natural causes at the Mountain View Manor in Eureka, Montana on Friday, February 23, 2018 with her family by her side.  She was born July 13, 1936, in Libby to Clyde and Thelma Basham.  She grew up and attended school in Libby.


Donna married Cecil Bache on August 8, 1953.  She enjoyed her garden, flowers and feeding the birds and squirrels.  Camping and fishing were also highlights of Donna’s life. She enjoyed canning fruit for the grandkids and cooking meals with Cecil for friends & family. They always had a huge dining room table & hosted all the holiday meals until no longer able to. 


Donna was preceded in death by her husband Cecil, her parents Clyde and Thelma, and her brother Jack Basham. 


Donna is survived by daughters Glenda Larson and Cheryl Wolleat (Steve) of Libby; sons Darell Bache (Sue) of Zephyrhills, FL, Paul Bache (Karin) of Libby, Cory Bache (Geralynn) of Royal Palm Beach, FL; brother Darell Basham of Sonora, CA; 11 grandchildren Shannon, Mary, Bobbi, Clayton, Tara, Chris, Jason, Zach, Alex, Kyle, Gevan and 17 great grandchildren.


Graveside services for Donna will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the City of Libby Cemetery.  Arrangements are under the care of Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home.   Online condolences and memories may be shared at


The family would like to give a special thank you to Dan Demmerly and all the staff at the Mountain View Manor for the wonderful care and love they gave to Donna.  Memorials may be made to the Mountain View Manor, PO Box 327, Eureka, MT 59917.

© 2018 Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS