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Mary L. Bechtel

Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Death 12 Apr 2016 (aged 64)
Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA
Burial Normal, McLean County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 161008013 · View Source
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Mary L. Bechtel, 64, of Bloomington, passed away at 9:10 p.m. Tuesday (April 12, 2016) at Heritage Health, Bloomington.

She was born Sept. 14, 1951 in Springfield, daughter of Durward M. and Betty Jean Gahr Bechtel. Her parents and one brother, Michael Bechtel, preceded her in death.

Surviving are one daughter, Emily (Edward) Breitweiser and three sisters, Marcea (Jeff) Ross, Melissa (Gary) Hopkins and Melinda Bechtel.

Mary received her master’s degree in Spanish literature from the University of Iowa and later her master’s degree in interior design from Illinois State University. She taught Spanish at Central Catholic High School for a couple of years before working as the director of religious education at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Mary worked for Holy Trinity for 10 years and all the way up to the time of her passing.

Published in the Bloomington, Il. Pantagraph

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  • Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161008013
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary L. Bechtel (14 Sep 1951–12 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161008013, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Normal, McLean County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Bob & Nancy Cannon (contributor 46739623) .