Carl Raymond Bechtold

(April 6, 1932 - Jan. 2, 2019)


On Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, Carl Raymond Bechtold, passed away at the age of 86. 

He was born April 6, 1932, in Shell, Wyoming, to Ethel (Collingwood) and John J. Bechtold, Jr. He graduated from Lovell High School in 1951.    

In June 1956, he married Marjorie June Nelson and they had three children. He served in the U.S. Army from 1956-1958.

His career passions included farming and semi-truck driving. In 1981 he married Elizabeth Gariety.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents, and his sisters, Marjorie and Barbara.

He is survived by his brother Don; son Samuel; daughters, Joette (Daugherty), and Marlene (Steinberg); stepson, Greg
McClure; and stepdaughter, Tonja Alexander; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Services to remember Carl will be Jan. 9, 2019, at 10 a.m., with viewing to begin at 9 a.m. at Thompson Funeral Home, 111 W. 3rd St. in Powell. Due to severe family allergies, in lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Carl’s church, Charity Baptist Church, 176 N. Day St., Powell, WY 82435.