Albert W. Bechtold

Albert W. Bechtold, 96, of Belleville, IL, born Monday, April 15, 1912, in Belleville, IL, died Friday, January 23, 2009 at St Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, IL.

Mr. Bechtold was a retired teamster for Local 50 for 50 years and he was the first Ready Mix driver for Building Products Corporation in Belleville, IL. He was a member of Signal Hill Lutheran Church in Belleville, IL and A.A.R.P.

He is preceded in death by:

  • Wife: Johanna B. nee Gloczeski Bechtold
  • Parents: George H. and Lydia nee Kniepkamp Bechtold
  • Brother: Walter Bechtold
  • Brother: George Bechtold
  • Brother: in infancy
  • Sister: Ella Doerr
  • Sister: Alma Wild
He is survived by:
  • Sons
    • Dennis A. (Sue) Bechtold of Fairview Heights, IL
    • Roger W. (JoAnn) Bechtold of Schaumburg, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Kendra (Tim) Gula
    • Kyle (Kari) Bechtold
    • Diana (Keith) O'Donnell
    • Brian (Nicole) Bechtold
  • Great Grandson: Riley O'Donnell
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Visitation: Friends may call from12:30-2:15 P.M., Monday, January 26, 2009 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Monday, January 26, 2009 at Valhalla Gardens of Memory Mausoleum Chapel with Rev. Darwin Schrader officiating. Entombment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory Mausoleum in Belleville, IL