June 6, 1937 - July 27, 2021
June Watson Bechtel, 84 of Herrick, Illinois died Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 7:13 PM at her residence in Herrick. Funeral Services will be Friday, July 30, 2021at 12:00 Noon at Herrick Baptist Church in Herrick with Pastor Jay Huddleston officiating. Visitation will also be Friday, July 30, 2021 at Herrick Baptist Church beginning at 10:00AM until the 12:00 Noon Service. Burial will be in Myers Cemetery, Herrick Township, Shelby County, Illinois. Memorials may be made to family wishes. June Watson Bechtel was born Sunday, June 6, 1937 in Herrick, Illinois the daughter of Edward Harley and Deloras Elizabeth (maiden name Smart) Hart. She was raised in Herrick attending Herrick schools. June married Arthur William “Bud” Watson on January 10, 1953, and he died October 12, 1989. She was employed for 20 years with P.R. Mallory in Pana until their closing, 20 years with Crest Container, Shelbyville, and was last employed for Herrick Fast Stop. June was a member of Herrick Baptist Church. June Watson Bechtel was survived by Daughter: Melinda Wehrle (Spouse Henry Endris) of Robinson, Illinois; Sons: Eddy Watson (Pamela) of Beecher City, Illinois and Kenny Watson of Cowden, Illinois; Grandsons: Josh Wehrle (Crystal) of Beecher City, Illinois and Scott Wehrle (Jackie) of Mode, Illinois; Granddaughters: Heidi Wright (Andy) of Robinson, Illinois; Tosha McGlathery (John) of Springfield, Illinois; and Nicole Kirk (James) of Taylorville, Illinois; eleven Great-Grandchildren; one Great-Great-Grandson; Brother: Jack Hart (Friend Jo Ann England) and Sister: Jolene Finley, both of Herrick, Illinois. June is preceded in death by her Parents, First Husband: Arthur Watson, Second Husband: Wally Bechtel, who died in February 16, 2021, Daughter: Penny; and Daughter: Melody who died in infancy, Grandson: Jason Watson, and Sister: Jerilyn Cole and Brother: Warren who died in infancy. The family would also like to acknowledge Crissy Rauch, who was June’s special caregiver.
June Watson Bechtel, 84 of Herrick, Illinois died Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 7:13 PM at her residence in Herrick. Funeral Services will be Friday, July 30, 2021at 12:00 Noon at Herrick Baptist Church in Herrick with Pastor Jay Huddleston officiating.... View Obituary & Service Information
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