Sheila Pechtel, 56, Moorhead, MN, died July 25, 2003, in her home in Moorhead.
Sheila JoAnn Pechtel was born November 26, 1946, to Willard and Bernice (Parr) Pechtel in Mahnomen, MN. The family moved several times before settling in Crookston, MN, where Sheila graduated from Mt. Saint Benedict High School. Sheila attended the University of Mary, Bismarck, ND, and graduated with a degree in education. She taught for 25 years at several schools including St. Joseph Catholic School and George Washington Elementary, both in Moorhead. She retired from teaching in 2002.
Sheila is survived by three sons, Bemo, Berto and Jeremy Martinez, all of Moorhead; her father and stepmother, Willard (Gloria) Pechtel, Fargo, ND; a brother, Gregory (Joyce) Pechtel, Tucson, AZ; four stepsisters, Kathy (Steve) Romer, Monticello, MN, Danielle (Jeff) Poliak, Prescott, WI, Deb (Lonnie Hanson) Meyer, Hawley, MN, and Kim (Noel) Shuckhart, Moorhead.
Memorial Service: Wednesday, July 30, 2003
First Presbyterian Church of Moorhead