Betty J. Bechtel of East Canton, Ohio passed away January 2, 2021. She was born in Hayesville, North Carolina and raised in Thomasville, North Carolina at the Mills Home for Children. She graduated from the Aultman School of Nursing and was a scrub nurse for 27 years. Betty was also a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening vegetables, was a wonderful homemaker and southern cook. She loved her grandchildren and vacationing in the Smoky Mountains.
Betty was preceded in death by daughter, Catherine Ditmore; brother, William Wheeler; mother, Bernice Wheeler; and Clay Ditmore (father of her children).
She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Randy Bechtel; son, Steven (Debbie) Ditmore; daughter, Susan (Paul Knott) Ditmore; grandchildren, Evan and Samantha Knott and Matthew and Lauren Ditmore.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Treharn and the Aultman Cancer Center Staff for the care given to Betty. Private graveside services were held January 6, 2021 at Evergreen Cemetery in Louisville, Ohio.