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Obituary: Bach, Edythe Marie “Ede”

BACH, Edythe Marie “Ede” (Age 92) Edythe passed peacefully in her sleep at home on the evening of Saturday, June 1st, 2013. Ede was born and raised in Spokane. She graduated from North Central High School and worked at the State Theater, where she met Don, the love of her life. The minute Don saw Ede he knew she was the one he would grow old with forever. In 1942 Ede took the bus from Spokane to San Diego; where Don was stationed at the time, and got married before he was shipped out to London for 4 years. Don and Ede were married for 62 wonderful years. Ede had the opportunity to work as a model for Zuglars department store before starting her career as a dental hygienist, where she worked for 30 years until the dentist retired. She enjoyed working with the public; she worked for Naglers shoes and Spokane Truck & Grip for several years. She also enjoyed traveling with her sister and brother in law, they loved going to Hawaii. She was a caregiver for many of her later years-for her mother-in-law, her mother, and her husband. Ede is survived by her cat and close companion for 7 years, Shorty. She is also survived by her nephews, Jeff (JoAnn) Chance, Steve (Jeannie) Chance, her nieces: Debbie Chance Sutter, Lori and Dale Pippenger, and Diane Chance Peters. Ede’s aunt, Betty Damanio, her cousins, Rita and Duncan Thompson, Barbara and Dan Ewers, and numerous great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Donald Bach, her sister, Genevieve and brother-in-law John Perry and her parents. The family wishes to thank, Family Home Care and all the aides that took such special loving care of her, also a special thanks to Hospice of Spokane. A Funeral Service will be held on June 15th at 2 pm at Hennessey-Smith Funeral Home followed by a Graveside Service at Fairmount Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of Spokane. To view Ede’s online memorial, please visit Arrangements entrusted to