Adolf Bachmeier

October 13, 1937July 21, 2016

Adolf Bachmeier of Niles, born October 13, 1937 in Romania and grew up in Germany, in his youth he was a professional soccer player playing for the Chicago Mustangs, the Chicago Kickers and the U.S. National Team and he is in the American Soccer Hall of Fame; during his working career he was a tool and die maker; he passed away at home on July 21, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of Margarete nee Kniegl; dear father of Christine (Danny) Vlaovic and Hans (Andrea Pasqualucci) Bachmeier; proud grandfather of Joseph and Gianna; fond brother of Emmanuel (Erica), Jacob (Betty), Florian (Ingrid) the late Otto (Elfriede) and Felix (Lisa) Bachmeier; cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will take place on Sunday, July 24, 2016 from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm with a prayer service at 7:00 pm at the Oehler Funeral Home 2099 Miner St. Des Plaines, 60016; interment private.



  • Memorial Visitation Sunday, July 24, 2016
  • Prayer Service Sunday, July 24, 2016


  • Interment

Adolf Bachmeier

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Stefanie Holler

September 1, 2016

Dearest Gretl and Bachmeier Family,
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Adi. He will be truly missed and we will include him in our daily prayers.

Robert and Stefanie Holler (Lincolnwood, Cincinnati, OH)

July 25, 2016

Margaret. My condolences on your loss. I will miss Adi on the tennis courts of Glenview. Both You and Adi are in my thoughts and prayers. Bill Riordan

Max and Terry Ferstl

July 24, 2016

Dear Bachmeier family - our sincere condolences at thisdifficult time. Adi was loved by so many and will be missed - on the soccer field - on the ski slopes - on the tennis court - at the beach and at all gatherings - and mostly by his loving family. May God love strengthen you.

July 24, 2016

Liebe Gretl und Familie !
Our hearts, thoughts and memories are with you at this sad and difficult time. May your many happy memories sustain you and comfort you in your loss. May Adi rest in Peace! Yours In Sadness, Hartmut + Jutta Zeeb, Temecula CA

Jenny Wheeler Alex Vlaovic

July 23, 2016

Dear Mrs Bachmeier, Christine, Hans and family,
We are saddened to hear of the loss of Mr Bachmeier or Mr. B ( per Alex). He welcomed us into his home and made us feel comfortable. (Considering the circumstances). We are both grateful that we got to know this wonderful man. Our hearts are breaking for all of you. We send you love prayers and good thoughts. Love Jenny Wheeler and Alexander Vlaovic

Cal Nykanen

July 23, 2016

Remembering the many ski trips we enjoyed to Snowmass every December.

Eddie Simms

July 23, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of great loss. Adi will be greatly missed. We cherish the memories we keep in our hearts.
Helen and Eddie

July 22, 2016

Even though you knew this time would come, there,s no way
to prepare you heart for such aloss.
I am so sorry.
Mirko Sever

Jim Totzke

July 22, 2016

So sorry for your loss.