site image


Carl Raymond Bechtold

April 6, 1932 ~ January 2, 2019 (age 86)

On Wednesday, January 2, 2019, Carl Raymond Bechtold, passed away at the age of 86.  Born April 6, 1932 in Shell, Wyoming to Ethel (Collingwood) and John J. Bechtold, Jr.  He graduated Lovell High School Wyoming in 1951.    In June 1956 he married Marjorie June Nelson and had three children. He served in the US Army 1956-1958.  His career passions included farming and semi-truck driving.  In 1981 he married Elizabeth Gariety.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents, and his sisters, Marjorie and Barbara. He is survived by his brother Don, son Samuel, daughters, Joette (Daugherty), and Marlene (Steinberg), step-son, Greg Gariety, and step-daughter, Tonja Alexander, nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. 

Services to remember Carl will be January 9, 2019 at 10 am, viewing to begin at 9am, at Thompson Funeral Home, 111 W 3rdSt, Powell, WY.  Due to severe family allergies, in lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Carl’s church, Charity Baptist Church, 176 N. Day St, Powell, WY 82435.


© 2019 Thompson Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS