Thelma Lea Bacher

March 15, 1937 - May 26, 2022

Thelma Lea Bacher

Thelma Lea Bacher, age 85, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away at 1:52 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2022, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. She was born March 15, 1937, in Stone County, Missouri, the daughter of Albert Britten and Hattie Mae (Williams) Rapp.

Thelma was a 1955 graduate of Hurley High School in Hurley, Missouri and worked for Lucent Technologies in Kansas City, Missouri. She was member of the Shiloh Baptist Church in Marionville, Missouri, and loved to taking care of her lawn. The thing she enjoyed doing the most was visiting with friends and family on the phone.

On November 28, 1964, she married Joseph “Joe” Bacher, in Stone County, Missouri. He preceded her in death on November 17, 2014.

Thelma is survived by her sister-in-law, Karon Rapp, of Aurora, Missouri and several nieces and nephews.

Thelma was preceded in death by her parents, Albert, and Hattie; her husband, Joe; two sisters, Lucille Gold, and Irene O’Neal and three brothers, Loyd, Eldon, and Charley Rapp.

A visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home in Aurora, with a funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at the Marionville IOOF Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made payable to the Shiloh Baptist Church Building Fund, in care of the funeral home.