Kevin Lee Bechler

1963 - 2018


Kevin Lee Bechler, 55 yrs, of Dundee, MI, died Sunday December 2, 2018, in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ypsilanti, MI. Friends may call at the Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, MI, Wednesday December 12, 2018, from 12-8 PM. There will be a service on Thursday December 13, 2018, in the Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, MI, at 11AM. Pastor Bill Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Petersburg, MI.


Born November 4, 1963, in Pigeon, MI. Kevin was the son of Clare and Donna (Kipfer) Bechler. He was a 1982 Laker High School Graduate, Pigeon, MI, he then attended Tabor College in Hillsboro, KA. He married Sherry Conley in February of 1994, in Saline, MI. He was the owner of Bechler Family Concessions from 1994 until the present. he was a member of the Michigan Avenue Mennonite Church, Pigeon, MI, the OABA, NICA, MAFE, MFEA and the IISA. Kevin was an avid high school sports fan and football was his favorite. He was on the 1981 Lakers State Championship Football Team and was an All-State Tackle. He played on the Laker's Alumni Football Team.


Survivors include: his wife, Sherry; sons, Kevin II and Brent; parents, Clare and Donna and brothers, William (Deb) and Kurt (Pam). He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William and Luanna Bechler and Clarence and Clara Kipfer.


In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kevin Bechler Memorial Football Scholarship Fund, Laker High School, 6136 Pigeon Road, Pigeon, MI 48755.