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James R. Bechtel, Sr.

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“Dan, Stormi and families: Sorry to hear about your father. Our deepest sympathy. Your old neighbor, Randy. Our prayers are with you. Randy and...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: RANDY FIEST - CORTLAND, OH

“Jim was a good Man & Friend. I enjoyed working with him & going Fishing. Rest in Peace. ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Pat Burns - Cortland, OH - Friend

“You were the light in the time of our dark world. We will miss your wisdom, sense of humor, patience and guidence tremendously. Rest In Peace, Uncle...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Annie Gammon - Oklahoma City, OK

“You will be missed! A Fine man with a heart of Gold, never met someone that had the heart and kindness you had. Always loved the way you followed...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Judy Burleson - Mason, OH

“R.I. P. friend, you were a wonderful landlord. We will miss you but know that you are at peace now. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: David and Christine Riggs - OH


James R. Bechtel, Sr. age 80 of Montville for the past 5 years and previously of Vernon, Ohio was born on November 10, 1931 in Kittanning, PA and died on
September 7, 2012.

Jim retired from Packard Electric where he was active in the union organization.

Survivors are his sons; Dan (Aundrea) Bechtel of Gustavus Twp., J.R. (Carla) Bechtel of Vernon Twp., John Bechtel of Montville Twp.; daughter, Stormi (Barry) Stuler of Charlotte, MI; 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren; Brother, John Henry Bechtel of Warren; and sister, Ellen Hurst of Dade City, Florida

He is preceded in death by his wife, Hazel; parents, James and Mina Bechtel; daughter, Terri Bechtel; brother, Abe Bechtel; and sister, Mayme Sigler

A graveside service will be held on Friday, September 14, 2012 at 11:00AM at East Mecca Cemetery. Pastor Fred Blauser of Cortland Church of the Nazarene will officiate.