Saturday, August 23, 2008
Father-in-law of men's volleyball coach will be buried Friday
MINNEAPOLIS -- Funeral arrangements have been set for Todd
L. Bachman, the Minnesota man killed in a Beijing attack this month
that also left his wife seriously hurt.
The visitation is scheduled for Thursday afternoon. Funeral
services will be held Friday at Christiania Lutheran Church in
The 62-year-old Bachman was the chairman and chief executive of
Bachman's Incorporated, a family-owned florist and garden center.
His wife Barbara suffered serious stab wounds in the Aug. 9
attack. Their adult daughter was unharmed by the attacker, who
Barbara Bachman's son-in-law is Hugh McCutcheon, the U.S. men's
Olympic volleyball coach. He says his mother-in-law continues to
improve and has been following his team's success as she recovers
at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. The U.S. team plays Brazil for the
Olympic gold on Sunday, the final day of the Beijing Games.