Jessie L. Bechdol (1944 - 2017)

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Bechdol, Jessie L

Jessie Lovetta Bechdol, 73, of Lindrith NM, passed away on March 24, 2017 in Rio Rancho, NM.

Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Lindrith Baptist Church with interment following at the Ojito Cementary. Reception with the family will follow at the Lindrith Baptist Church congregation hall. Arrangements are by Daniels Funeral Home, Southern Blvd, Rio Rancho, NM.

Jessie was born in Galvalan, NM to Myrtle and Jake Post on May 27, 1944. She went to elementary school at Lindrith, NM, graduated from Cuba High School on the 30th and married Jack Bechdol on May 31, 1962. She worked as a educational assistant for Jemez Mountain Schools for 25 years, and also worked for Jemez Mountain Electric. She sold Avon, always was working on projects for craft sales and made cakes for all occasions. Jessie had a love for cattle and the outdoors and could be found working right beside Jack on the ranch. She was a volunteer for 4-H programs and active in the Lindrith Baptist Church.

Jessie was preceded in death by her mother Myrtle Post, father Jake Post, brother Jim Post and a baby brother.

Jessie is survived by her husband, Jack Bechdol, her daughters Laura Riley, Mary Lynn Bransford, Leona and Don Bennett; brother Happy and Jana Post; sisters Alice and Tom Johnson, Kate Paige, and Dorthy Casaus; grandchildren Ashley and Ryan White, Quirt and Natty McDaniel, Katelyn and Jimmy Hart, Mitch Bennett, Bonnie Bennett and Ty Bransford. She also survived by her great-grandson Kody White. In addition, her family was much larger for she treated all as family â€" many nephews, nieces, great nephews and nieces and all their friends were welcome at the ranch and summers were full of hay rides, picnic and working.

Pallbearers will be Mitch Bennett, Quirt McDaniel, Ty Bransford, Ryan White, Jimmy Hart and Justin Welch. Honorary pall bearers are all of her family and friends.

Services will be held on Wednesday the 29th at 11:00 AM at the Baptist Church in Lindreth, New Mexico.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given in Jessie's name to the NM 4-H Youth Foundation

P.O. Box 30003 MSC 3AE

Las Cruces, NM 88003


2400 Southern Blvd

Rio Rancho, NM 87124


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Daniels Family Funeral Services, Southern Chapel
2400 Southern Blvd.
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
(505) 891-9192
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Mar. 26, 2017