David D. Bechtold

1947-01-12 - 2024-03-21

U.S. Veteran

Funeral Home: Crete Funeral Home 1182 Main Street Crete IL (Map-it)

Visitation: Tuesday, April 2 from 9:30AM until service 12:30PM

Service Date: 2024-04-02

Service Time: 12:30PM

Cemetery: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 20953 W. Hoff Road Elwood, Illinois 60421, Elwood, Illinois (Map-it)

Info: 708-672-7600

Web: https://www.cretefuneralhome.com/ (Go)


David D. Bechtold age 77 of Crete, Illinois passed away on March 21, 2024.  Beloved husband to Jane (nee Seals); loving father to Katie (Roy) Ouellette.  Beautiful grandfather to Violet and Riley.  Cherished brother to Roberta Willis, Charles Bechtold, late Betsy Jones and late Tom Bechtold.  Dear uncle to many nieces and nephews.  Dave was a Vietnam Veteran who served proudly in the U.S. Marine Corp.  In the 1980s he was an active member of Civil Air Patrol obtaining his private pilot and instructor licenses.  He also was an active American Legion Member.  A favorite past time was spending time in his “Mancave” garage.  He will be truly missed by everyone that knew him.

Visitation Tuesday, April 2nd  from 9:30AM until time of service at 12:30 P.M. at the Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main Street, Crete, Illinois. Burial at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Info: (708) 672-7600.   cretefuneralhome.com


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