Emil Henry Bachschmid Jr.
-- Adam Bernstein - The Washington Post 2010

Emil H. Bachschmid Jr., 87, a commercial construction estimator for Irons and Reynolds
Construction in the 1950s and then for E.H. Glover Construction until he retired in 1985,
died Dec. 19, 2010 at Reston Hospital Center. He had prostate cancer.

Mr. Bachschmid lived in the Alexandria part of Fairfax County and was a member of the
Pinecrest Garden Club. He sang in many Washington area church choirs over the

Emil Henry Bachschmid Jr. was a native Washingtonian and graduated from
High School in 1941.

He served in the Coast Guard during World War II and participated in the invasions of
North Africa, Italy, Normandy and southern France.

Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Edwina Bachschmid of the Alexandria part of
Fairfax; two children, David Bachschmid of Leesburg and Julia Carlson of Littleton,
Colo.; a brother, Temple W. Bachschmid of Kensington; and three grandchildren.