Gordon Melvin Bechtel died on July 27, 2019 at the age of 83, after complications from Parkinson’s disease.
Gordon was born on August 21, 1935 in High River, Alberta. He attended school in Herronton, Alberta, and farmed in this area until he retired in 2000. He then moved to High River where he lived in his house until January 2017, when he moved to Sunrise Village Nursing Home in High River. He was then moved to Extendicare, a long-term health facility in Vulcan, Alberta on October… Read More » 13, 2017, and remained there until his passing.
Gordon is survived by his brothers Earl (Jacquie) of Lethbridge, Harold (Teresa) of Westlock, David of Grande Prairie and sister Joan (Felix) Krueger of Osoyoos, B.C.; five nephews and three nieces.
Gordon was predeceased by his parents Melvin Bechtel and Lovercia Bechtel.
A Funeral service will be held at Snodgrass Funeral Home in High River, Alberta on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gordon’s memory to the Parkinson’s Society 120, 6835 Railway St SE, Calgary, AB T2H 2V6. To email condolences please visit www.snodgrassfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements in care of Snodgrass Funeral Home, High River. (403-652-2222)
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Death notice for the town of: High-River, Province: Alberta