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William George Bechtel
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1891
Caseville
Huron County
Michigan, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1976
Birch Run
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA

From Saginaw News Monday, December 27, 1976 (B10):

William G. Bechtel, of Birch Run, passed away Sunday, Dec. 26, 1976, at his residence. Age 85 years. He was born Oct. 2, 1891 in Caseville and had lived in Birch Run for 36 years moving there from Flint. He married Belle Voorhees in Saginaw May 7, 1916. She survives him. He was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints in Clio, and was a veteran of World War I. He was a member of the American Legion Buick Liberty Post No. 310, a member of the Priesthood as a teacher in the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints. Mr. Bechtel worked for Buick Motor division for 37 years retiring in 1957.

Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Mrs. Helen Moored, Birch Run; Mrs. Virginia Horning, Flushing; a son, Richard Bechtel, Flushing; eleven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Frederick, Albuquerque, New Mex.; Cecil, Los Angeles, Calif.; a sister, Mrs. Leona Kelly, Kalamazoo. A son, Jack, predeceased him in 1951. He also leaves several nieces and nephews .... burial in Flint Memorial Park....





Son of Aaron Bechtel and Mary Sylvester
Married September 30, 1888 Huron Co MI

Brother of Samuel R. Bechtel (1897-1898), Fred J. P. Bechtel (1902-), Anna Bechtel (1890-), Norman Bechtel (1893-), Francis Marion Bechtel (1894-), ...there were 6 children with 4 living at time of 1900 census

Married Belle Voorhees May 7, 1916 Saginaw Saginaw Co MI
(1896-December 1, 1991MI)

Father of Helen Bechtel Moored (1919-2005), Virginia Bechtel Horning (1928-), Richard Bechtel (1931-) Jack Bechtel (1925-1951),

SOURCES: Saginaw Public Library Obit Index 
 
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 Children:
  Helen S. Moored (1919 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Flint Memorial Park
Mount Morris
Genesee County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: s schmidt
Record added: Feb 11, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104996789
William George Bechtel
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