l. Kent and Nancy Bachman

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 12:54 PM


Judge L. Kent and Nancy Sycamore Bachman of Ogden celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with their family aboard the Golden Princess on a cruise to Alaska. They were married on Aug. 16, 1963, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Salt Lake Temple by Apostle N. Eldon Tanner.

Born and raised in Ogden, he is the son of Lorin and Reta Bachman. He graduated from Ogden High School and attended Weber College. He served an LDS mission to Switzerland and Austria. He graduated from the University of Utah College of Law. He practiced law before being appointed as a juvenile court judge by Gov. Scott Matheson, where he served for 33 years. He enjoyed his judicial years and continues to serve as a senior judge. Active in the LDS Church, he served as bishop, on the Weber State High Council, high priests group leader and as a teacher. He enjoys hunting, fishing, camping with his family and reading. Born in Memphis, Tenn., she is the daughter of Dr. Leland and Mary Rae Sycamore. She was raised in Ogden, graduating from Ogden High School and Weber College. She also graduated from Utah State University and taught elementary school in Salt Lake City. She was a homemaker and mother to 10 children. She enjoys music, sewing, her garden and church service. Together they enjoy family, friends, traveling, books and theater.

Their children and spouses are Dr. Chris and Jenny Bachman, Dr. Mary and Dr. Paul Broadbent, Rebecca and Dr. Jim Jones, Steve and Heidi Bachman, Elizabeth and Tim Jorgensen, Paul and Christina Bachman, Rachel and Nicholas Zuniga, Adam and Jodi Bachman, Deborah and Dr. Bryson Dunham, and Sarah Lillian Bachman. They have 34 grandchildren and one on the way.

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