Minnie Bechtold

Aug. 5-1929-Feb. 26, 2018

Minnie Bechtold, 88,

Minot, died Monday

February 26th, 2018 in a

Minot hospital.

Minnie was born Au-

gust 5th, 1929 to Howard

and Clara (Olson) New-

man. She was raised in

South Prairie and married

Eldean Bechtold, January

16th 1945. They moved to

Minot and raised a family

of eight. Minnie worked

as a nurse aide at Trinity

Hospital and Trinity

Nursing Home from 1956

until she retired in 1986.

They attended Apostolic

Faith Church in Minot. El-

dean passed away on June

20th 1999.

Minnie is survived by:

her sons, James (Jan) and

Kevin (Denise) Bechtold

(Minot); daughters: Gloria

(Steve Harpestad) Cam-

eron, Watertown, MN,

Virginia (Don) Copeland,

Sheila (Reggie) Engh, and

Coleen (Bob) Rist all of

Minot; 15 grandchildren,

20 great-grandchildren

and 4


Minnie is preceded in

death by: her parents, Ho-

ward and Clara (Olson)

Newman, husband Elde-

an; sons Lynn and Morris

Bechtold and two gran-

daughters, Valerie Cope-

land and Tina Bechtold

and great-grandson Clay-

ton James.

Funeral services will be

held on Monday, March

5th, 2018 at 1:00 at Apos-

tolic Faith Church 1919

29th Ave NW Minot. Visi-

tation at the funeral

home, Monday Family

(9-10a.m.) and Friends (10

– 11 a.m.). Sign the online

registry by accessing the

obituaries section at