December 15, 1974 ~ July 22, 2022 (age 47)


Melody “Wheelchair Melody” Bachus passed away at the age of 47 on Friday, July 22nd, 2022 in Douglas, Wyoming.

She was born to Sandra and Narvel “Bill” Schulz in Denver, Colorado on Sunday, December 15th, 1974. Melody lived all over the United States until settling in Douglas. She was a woman with a quick wit, a large heart, and a life passion of helping people whenever and however she could. Although Melody has passed, her spirit lives on in her family through the tenacious love she filled them with.

She was preceded in death by her father, Bill; step-brother, Lonnie Owens of Pekin, Illinois; step-sister, Lynn Howard of Pekin, Illinois.

Melody is survived by her mother and step-father, Sandy and Jeff Owens of Glendo, Wyoming; her four children, Amanda Ross of Torrington, Wyoming, Briana Estes of Douglas, Kira Bachus of Casper, Wyoming, and Jason Bachus of Casper; her two grandchildren, Sawyer Ross and Ezra Ross; her two brothers, Wesley Schulz of Chicago, Illinois and Robert Mickle of Virginia; her two step-brothers, Ronnie Owens, of Pekin, Illinois and Troy Owens of Casper; and her two step-sisters, Lisa Adams of Wisconsin and Katie Moore of Pekin, Illinois.

Celebration of Life Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 30th, 2022 at Ayers Natural Bridge Park, 208 Natural Bridge Road, Douglas, Wyoming. Reception to follow at The Club at the Douglas Community Club, 64Golf Course Club, Douglas, Wyoming. Due to limited parking at Natural Bridge, please consider carpooling.

The Gorman Funeral Homes – Converse Chapel of Douglas, Wyoming is assisting with the arrangements.

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Celebration of Life
July 30, 2022

11:00 AM
Ayers Natural Bridge Park
208 Natural Bridge Road
Douglas, WY 82633

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