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Ben L. Bechdol

March 28, 1943 — February 10, 2021

Twelve Mile

Ben L. Bechdol, 77, of Twelve Mile passed away at 2:05 p.m., Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Millers Merry Manor.

Born on March 28, 1943 in Logansport, he was the son of the late Harry and Retha (Miller) Bechdol.

He was a 1961 Logansport High School graduate.

On January 25, 1974 he married Sally Stuber, she survives.

He retired from Small Parts in 2007.  Ben was a member of Metea Baptist Church; enjoyed bird watching, especially the downy woodpeckers and cardinals, and reading John Patterson novels.

Survivors include his wife, Sally Bechdol of Twelve Mile, brothers, Larry Bechdol of Chicago; James Bechdol of Lafayette and sister, Letha Gasho (Ernie) of Logansport; 2 nephews, 1 niece; 2 great nephews and 1 great niece.  He is also survived by his 3 canine companions: Journey, Molly and his best buddy, Gus.

He was preceded in death by son, Jeffery A. Bechdol.

Memorial Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Metea Baptist Church, 7391 N. State Road 25, Lucerne, IN. 46950

Memorial contributions can be made to Metea Baptist Church and/or A Cause for Paws- P.O. Box 1402, Logansport, IN. 46947

Ben’s online guestbook is available and condolences can be shared with the family at

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Memorial Service

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Metea Baptist Church

, Lucerne, IN 46950

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