Obituary: Lee Bachman

Obituary: Lee Bachman

She was married for 67 years and had five children, 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Lee Gilner Bachman of Atlanta died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, at the age of 88.

She was the daughter of Jennie Glazer Gilner and granddaughter of Morris and Annie Glazer. She graduated from Girls’ High School in Atlanta and attended the University of Tennessee. Lee married Gilbert Bachman in 1950, and they raised their five children in Atlanta. The couple moved to Boca Raton, Fla., after their children were grown. Lee was known for her sweet and kind nature. Her love and devotion to her family were beyond measure, and her proudest legacy is undoubtedly her children, 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, who will eternally cherish her memory and her loving and caring manner.

Lee Gilner Bachman

Lee is survived by her husband of 67 years, Gilbert Bachman; their children, Dr. David Bachman (Marjorie Rath) of Mount Pleasant, S.C., Jeff Bachman (Anne), Glenn Bachman and Carol Bachman-Dlin of Atlanta, and Barbara Bachman Barnes (Matthew) of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; and her grandchildren, Daniel Bachman, Mark Bachman, Kate Bachman, Laura Bachman Andrews, Jennifer Bachman Miller (Jonathan), Stuart Bachman Winborne (Blanton), Kathryn Bachman Cagle (Michael), Taylor Bachman, Reese Bachman, Yeshai Dlin (Sarah), Oren Dlin, Ronen Dlin and Raviv Dlin. She is also survived by great-grandchildren Brooklyn Andrews, Katherine Andrews, Whitley Cagle, Elliott Dlin, Laura Dlin, Charlie Miller, Gray Winborne and Parker Winborne.

Lee and Gil were members of Ahavath Achim Synagogue in Atlanta. Lee and Gil’s commitment and generosity benefited many charitable organizations.

Sign the online guestbook at In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions in Lee’s memory be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011,, 800-272-3900. A graveside service was held at Greenwood Cemetery on Friday, Dec. 15. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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