James A Bechlem
Aug. 20, 1960 - Sept. 8, 2017
Chilton, WI
Funeral Service:
Friday, Sept. 15, 2017
7:00 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Funeral Visitation:
Friday, Sept. 15, 2017
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wieting Family Funeral Home
411 W. Main St.
Chilton, WI 53014
Burial Service:
Monday, Sept. 18, 2017
11:00 am
Highland Memorial Park
3131 North Richmond St.
Appleton, WI 54911
James A Bechlem
Chilton, WI

James A. “Jim” Bechlem, age 57, of Chilton, died on Friday, September 8, 2017 at the Calumet Medical Center in Chilton.  He was born August 20, 1960 in Chilton, son of the late Henry & Cyrilla (Thiel) Bechlem.  

Jim was a member of St. Martin Lutheran Church in Chilton.

He is survived by his sisters: Barbara (Larry) Van Dyke, Suzanne (George) Schroeder, Carol (Wayne) Olson; and his nieces and nephews: Stacey Buechel, Shawn Olson, Christopher Van Dyke, Melissa Knoop, Nicole Ludwig, Stephanie Schroeder and Adam Schroeder.  He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister: Delores Hughes.

Funeral service will be at 7:00 pm on Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton with the Rev. Jon Christensen officiating.  Entombment will be in the Highland Memorial Park in Appleton.  Friends may call at the funeral home from 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Friday, September 15, 2017.
Our deepest sympathies to all of Jims family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Mark and Lori Fagg - Sept. 15, 2017

Jim always tried to keep an upbeat, happy face.. deep down he was very caring and sensitive. jim is and will be missed. my condolence extends to his family.
I know much you all meant to him.

jody puetz (friend) - Sept. 12, 2017

We would like to express to our deepest sympathy. Please know that the hearts of others are deeply touched by your loss. Take comfort in knowing that our loving heavenly father is near to those with a broken heart, and He will sustain you during this difficult time (Psalm 34:18). You have our sincerest condolences.

The Cole Family (Neighbor) - Sept. 11, 2017

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