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1800 St. George Rd., Evansville

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Karl W. Bechtel

July 21, 1941 - October 19, 2020


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    Missy Patterson says

    Christy, I’m so sorry to hear about your dad. He was such a sweetheart at all of the boys’ games. You are in our thoughts.

    Jeff, Missy and Jack Patterson

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    Steve Conyer says

    Worked for your Dad for many years at PPG. He was a good man.

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    Cheryl Mayo says

    So sorry for your loss. I worked with Karl for years always smiling. He will be missed.

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Karl W. Bechtel, 79, passed away on October 19, 2020. He was born on July 21, 1941 to Karl and Josephine Bechtel in Mansfield, Ohio.

Karl was an outdoorsman. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He loved to hunt with his friend at their hunting camp the lovingly named Dickweed Hunting Club in Hogstadt. Karl worked as a supervisor at PPG Industries for over 40 years. Karl loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed attending and supporting his grandchildren at their sporting events. Karl was a member of the Moose Lodge.

Karl is survived by his wife of 58 years Carol Bechtel; his daughters Christy Schneider and Lisa (Scott) Beasley; his grandchildren Dylan Meeks, Lauren Schneider, Collin Schneider, Brittni Smith, Tasha Bechtel, and Teiha Bechtel; his great-grandchildren Mikayla Smith and Bryan Bechtel; his brother Charles (Johanna) Bechtel; and many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Karl was preceded in death by his son Brian Bechtel and his parents.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 24th at Sunset Funeral Home. The service can be livestreamed at meeting ID 812 477 5316; password Sunset.