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Glen E. Bechtel

October 18, 1926 ~ June 7, 2019 (age 92)

Glen E. Bechtel

Age 92, went home to be with the Lord on Friday June 7, 2019. He was born October 18, 1926 in Canton to the late Lester and Stella (Snyder) Bechtel. Glen was a U.S. Army WWII veteran and a graduate of East Canton High School. He retired from The Timken Roller Bearing Company after 38 years of service. He was a member of Canton Baptist Temple where he was active with Forever Young. Founding member of Grace Brethren Church, Minerva and founding member of Habitat for Humanity in Minerva. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Dorothy A. Bechtel in 2012; two sons, Robert and Fred Bechtel. Glen is survived by four children, Donald (Donna) Bechtel, Sally (William) Hoy, Peggy Toth and Howard Bechtel; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Opal Seefong and Dora Ellen Schilperoort. Funeral services will be Thursday June 13, 2019 at 1:00pm in the Sanders Funeral Home in East Canton with Jake Tovissi officiating. Burial will be in Union Cemetery, Louisville. Friends and family will be received Wednesday 6-8pm and one hour before services on Thursday (12-1pm). In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Habitat for Humanity, Haven of Rest Ministries or the Canton Baptist Temple Mission Fund. Condolences or fond memories may be shared online at



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