Tipp Herald

July 24, 1957 

BECHTOLT, VELMA - Mrs. Velma I. Bechtolt, 82, of Brandt, died Sunday at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Fleta Zollars of Brandt.  She was a native of Brandt and had spent her entire lifetime in that community  She was a member of the Brandt Lutheran church.  Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Zollars and Mrs. Esther Campbell of R.R. 1, Tipp City; three sisters, Mrs. Maude Bechtolt of Greenville and the Misses Irma and Sylvia Brown of Troy; and one grandchild.  Services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Brandt Lutheran church.  Burial was made in the New Carlisle cemetery.

Dayton Daily News

July 22, 1957 

BECHTOLT, MRS. VELMA I. - Mrs. Velma I. Bechtolt, 82, of Brandt, died Sunday morning at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Fleta Zollars, of Brandt.  She was a native of Brandt and had spent all her life there.  She was a member of the Brandt Lutheran church.  She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Zollars and Mrs. Esther Campbell of R. R. 1, Tipp City; three sisters, Mrs. Maude Bechtolt of Greenville and the Misses Irma and Sylvia Brown of Troy, and one grandchild.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Brandt Lutheran church.  Burial will be in New Carlisle cemetery.  Friends may call at Coppock-Lee Memorial home after 4 p.m. Monday and until noon Tuesday.

 New Carlisle Sun

July 25, 1957 

BECHTOLT, VELMA - Mrs. Velma Bechtolt, 82, was found dead at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fleta Zollars with whom she made her home, Sunday morning.  She was a member of the Brandt Lutheran Church.  Mrs. Bechtolt is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Zollars and Mrs. Esther Campbell of near Troy and three sisters, Mrs. Maude Bechtolt and the Misses Sylvia and Irma Brown of Troy.  The body was taken to Lee-Coppock funeral home in Tipp City.  Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. C. E. Flath Tuesday at 2 o'clock in the Brandt Lutheran Church.  Burial was in New Carlisle Cemetery.

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