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Frederick Bechtel

December 5, 1921 — December 20, 2018

Frederick "Fred" Bechtel, 97, of Eureka, IL passed away at 10:25 p.m. on Thursday, December 20, 2018 at the The Loft Nursing Home in Eureka.
Fred was born on December 5, 1921 in Eureka, Illinois a son of Andrew and Frances Kollman Bechtel. He married Ruth M. Schieber on May 25, 1946 in Washington, IL. She passed away on October 12, 2003.
Survivors include one son, Curtis (Phyllis) Bechtel of Greendale, WI; one grandson, Chris Bechtel of Greendale, WI; one sister, Dorothy Veach of Bloomington.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Joanne Krumholz and one brother, Jack Bechtel.
Fred worked at the Libby's in Eureka for 15 years and also farmed in the Eureka area most of his life.
He proudly served his country in the Army Air Corp during WWII from 1942-1944 and was also a member of the American Legion Post #466 in Eureka.
Fred also volunteered many years for ‘Meals on Wheels'.
Fred was a member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Eureka where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 28, 2018. Rev. Joe Burns will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10-11a.m. at the church on Friday prior to the funeral services. Burial will be in the Olio Township Cemetery in Eureka where military rites will be accorded at the grave. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Eureka. Online condolences and tributes can be sent to www.argoruestmanharris.com.

Visitation

DEC 28. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
698 East Reagan Drive
Eureka, IL 61530

Funeral service

DEC 28. 11:00 AM (CST)

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
698 East Reagan Drive
Eureka, IL 61530

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