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Carlene B McKee Bechtel
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Birth: May 22, 1920
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 2011
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA

CARLENE B. BECHTEL, 90, of 22939 Hillside Road, Fulton, IL, died Tuesday, February 15, 2011 at Resthave Nursing Home, Morrison, IL.

Carlene was born May 22, 1920 in Morrison, IL, to Arthur C. and Hilda B. (Lewis) McKee. She was educated in the Crouch Grade School of rural Whiteside County and was a 1938 graduate of Morrison High School. Carlene married Everett M. Bechtel on October 10, 1940 in Clinton, IA. He died December 7, 1995. Carlene, along with her late husband Everett, farmed in the Ustick Township area during a time when horses were used and there was no electricity. Carlene was a member of the Whiteside County Home Extension. She enjoyed playing the organ for special events, playing cards, the company of neighbors, group suppers, berry picking, canning fruits and vegetables, and was passionate about flower and vegetable gardening.

Survivors include one daughter, Bonnie (Doug) Bush of Morrison, IL; one son, Gary (Pat) Bechtel of Morrison, IL; four grandchildren, Barbara Bechtel, Donna (Terry) Balk, Crystal (Joe) Screnock, and Charme (Dr. Tom) Millard; eight great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett; one granddaughter, Paula K. Bechtel; and one sister, Doris Wade.

Funeral Information

FUNERAL SERVICE: 10:30 AM Saturday, February 19, 2011 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home

OFFICIATING: Mr. Rich Criss Ministry Coordinator: Emmanuel Reformed Church in Morrison, IL

VISITATION: 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday, February 18, 2011 at the Morrison Chapel Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home

INTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison, IL

Donations Information

MEMORIALS: American Cancer Society
Grove Hill Cemetery
Whiteside County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Mr.B
Record added: Feb 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65753886
Carlene B <i>McKee</i> Bechtel
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 Added: Feb. 17, 2011

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