Bechtold, Carol A.
1951 - 2020
Carol A. Bechtold died suddenly at home. Born in Columbus, OH to Jack Keith Bechtold and Ann (Karkus) Bechtold. She graduated from Marion-Franklin H.S. in 1969 and CSCC in 1996 with a degree in Business Management. She married her 1st husband David Marshall in 1972. They opened a Shell Automotive Repair Shop in Clintonville; where they started a family. She continued to raise her children with her 2nd husband as a USAF wife in: CA., Suffolk, UK., S.A., TX., and OH. Carol had a very outgoing personality. Naturally quick to initiate conversations and offer unique solutions to problems. She was also a seamstress, crochet artist, huge Harry Potter fan and an avid reader. The library was her happy place. She is survived by her children: Gabrielle (Kevin), John, and Amanda (Rick). Grandchildren: Cecilia, Lindsey, Gavin and Christopher with whom she shared a special bond. Great-granddaugher Lillian. Her mother Ann, and brother "Butch". No service due to Covid-19. Internment @ Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens Cols., OH. We miss you, Mom, and look forward to seeing you again, somewhere over the rainbow.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Sep. 19 to Sep. 20, 2020.