Steven M. Bechtol, 60, Logansport, passed into eternity at his home early Monday morning after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born March 15, 1957, in Wabash County to John E. and Burneda (Lynch) Bechtol. He married the love of his life, Maggie H. Moyer, on Valentine's Day of 1985.
Steven retired from Chrysler this past December with 22 years in machine repair. He was a member of the U.A.W. and the Sons of the American Legion. He enjoyed riding his Harley, loved working on cars, being outside, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and taking trips to Florida with his family. He loved his dogs, Jinx, Patches, the newest addition, a gift from his children on Father's Day, Olive, his French bull dog he always wanted.
Surviving family include his wife, Maggie H. Bechtol, Logansport; his daughter, Tiffany (Rob) Favors, Sheridan; and son, Bryan Bechtol, Logansport. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Caitlin Favors, Alex (Melissa) Bechtol, Alexis Favors, Morgan Bechtol, Spencer Bowman and Rylan Bowman, and a great-granddaughter, Paisleigh Bechtol. Surviving siblings include Nannette Bailey, Fishers; John Bechtol, La Fountain; and Kim (Steve) Dyson, Corydon.
Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston, with Chaplain Larry Phillips officiating. Visitation will be 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society to help fight pancreatic cancer. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com. Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston has been entrusted with arrangements.
Published on February 21, 2018