CHAFFEE - Juanita Ida Bechel, 89, died at 6:47 a.m. Nov. 29, 2003.
Born Oct. 5, 1914, in Chaffee, daughter of the late Levi John and Elenora Elizabeth Scheeter Bechel, she had worked for the Sports Specialty Shoe Company in Chaffee. She retired as secretary for the Tucker Truck Company in Cape Girardeau and was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and Daughters of St. Ambrose.
She is survived by one sister, Alpha Bechel of Chaffee; and two nieces, one nephew and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
One sister, Mabel Amelia Stehr, preceded her in death.
Visitation begins at 4 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, where parish prayers are scheduled for 7 p.m.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with the Rev. Ralph Duffner officiating.
Burial will follow in the St. Ambrose Catholic Cemetery.