Jean E. Bechtel

May 11, 1921 ‒ August 25, 2011

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD- Jean E. Bechtel of Mansfield, passed away Thursday, August 25, 2011 in Mansfield Memorial Homes.

Jean was born May 11, 1921 in Bellville, the daughter of Fred and Alberta (Whisler) Lowe and was graduated from Butler High School in 1939.

After working at Therm-O-Disc, Jean worked as a receptionist for Mansfield General Hospital and later for Dr. Kurtzman.

In 1979 Jean and her husband, Albert moved to Florida. There she was a member of Venice-Nokomis United Methodist Church. Active in the church, she served in several women’s groups. Jean expressed a creative side through painting, usually landscapes, knitting, crocheting and creating crafts. She recently moved back to Ohio in 2005.

She is survived by her two sons and daughters-in-law Allen and Sheila Bechtel of Bellville and Jeff and Kris Bechtel of Mansfield; two grandchildren Mike and Pam Bechtel and Mark and Samantha Bechtel; three great grandchildren Ally, Ashleigh, Jacob Bechtel.

Along with her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years Albert Bechtel, grandson Scott Bechtel, and half sister Roberta Burgess.

The Bechtel family chose compassionate cremation services through Bellville Snyder Funeral Homes and private online condolences to them may be expressed by visiting:www.snyderfuneralhomes.com