May 10, 1930 ~ May 15, 2018 (age 88)


Fred Oscar Bache, 88, died on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center in Libby.  He was born on May 10, 1930 in Plains, Montana to Esbon and Ethel (Nixon) Bache.  He married Norma Little on August 27, 1950 and she preceded him in death on June 23, 1989.  He married Grace Martin on July 22, 1990 in Libby.

Fred worked as a logger, ran a feed store and raised Arabian horses.  He was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Libby.

Fred’s greatest accomplishment is the numerous children, grandchildren and great grandchildren that he helped raise.  He was also preceded in death by a sister Bessie Grames, and 2 brothers Cecil Bache and Bobbie Bache, a grandson Damion Bache, a step daughter Teresa McDowell and a step son Jeff Green. 

Survivors include his wife Grace Bache, Libby; children Russ Bache (Rhonda); Cora Lee Bache, Kenneth Bache; JoAnn Azure (Robert), all of Libby; Lorina Massey (Robert), Polson, MT; Tina Turner (Lucas), Phoenix, AZ; Charly Green (Jennifer), Eastman, GA; siblings Lloyd Bache; Frank Bache; John Bache; Kenny Bache; and 19 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. 

Visitation will be Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 1:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home in Libby.  Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Assembly of God Church in Libby.  Arrangements are by Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home in Libby.  Online condolences and memories may be shared at

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May 24, 2018

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home Chapel
422 W 2nd St
Libby, MT 59923

Funeral Service
May 25, 2018

11:00 AM
Assembly of God Church
105 Collins Ave
Libby, MT 59923

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