November 25, 1956 - February 9, 2019
Nancy Alma (nee, Nielsen) Bechtold, age 62, passed away on February 9, 2019 in Fort Myers, Florida with her husband and two sons by her side. At the time of her death she was living in Cape Coral, Florida. She was born on November 25, 1956 to Helmer O. and Janice A. (nee, Kingstrom) Nielsen at Swedish Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the youngest of four children. She grew up in Richfield, Minnesota and was confirmed at Richfield Free Church. She graduated in June of 1975 from Richfield High School. After High School she attended St Cloud College. On May 17, 1980 she married Mike W. Fossen at Richfield Free Church. She had two sons, Phil D. and James M. Fossen. She later married Tom J. Bechtold on June 29, 2012. She enjoyed the outdoors, spending time with family and entertaining. She is survived by her husband, Tom; sons, Phil (Erin) Fossen and James (Kirsten) Fossen; grandkids, Quinn, Kaia, Jeremiah, Nathanael, and Joseph Fossen and ex-husband, Mike (Kathy) Fossen; sister, Debbie (Jeff) Palm; brother, Paul (Julie) Nielsen; sister-in-law, Carolyn (Jon) Olson; aunt, Marie Kingstrom; uncle, Paul Kingstrom, and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, infant sister, brother, Dan Nielsen, grandparents, as well as aunts, uncles and cousins.
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel
6527 Portland Ave. S.
Richfield, MN 55423