Carl Rudolph Bechert

Posted On January 15th, 2012 -


Born August 11, 1916 in Honolulu, Hawaii; passed away December 9, 2011 in Salem, Oregon at the age of 95. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army from 1944 to 1946. He retired after 45 years with First Hawaiian Bank as an Assistant Vice President. He was an avid golfer for over 50 years. In 1981 he and his wife, Barbara moved to Salem, Oregon, where he enjoyed his retirement being with family and playing golf. He was greatly loved and will truly be missed.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Barbara; son Douglas Bechert of Honolulu, HI and daughters; Kathy Michek (and Wally Mackay) of Salem, OR and Laurie Rohloff (and husband, Todd) of Citrus Heights, CA; 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

No services are planned and interment will be private.

- Denotes U.S. Military Veteran