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Charles W. Bechtel

March 6, 1938 — September 3, 2019

Charles W. Bechtel, age 81, passed away peacefully at his home in Cottonwood on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. He was the son of Wayne and Virginia Bechtel, who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death was his wife, Naomi R. Bechtel.
Charles' surviving children include his son Scott (wife Terri), daughter Cathy (husband Chuck); stepsons Ron, Rodger, Jimmy (wife Esther), Rodney and stepdaughter Carma (husband Ray). He had 6 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Charles enjoyed a long career in forestry, working as timber staff for Kaibab National Forest. He spent his retirement years becoming an accomplished woodworker in his home woodshop.
Memorial Mass for Charles will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 700 N. Bill Gray Road in Cottonwood, on Tuesday, September 10 at 11:00 AM. Internment of Charles and his wife, Naomi, into All Souls Cemetery will be immediately following the Mass.
Contributions to St. Jude Children's Hospital would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.
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