Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Frank Behnke


   Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, February 22, at two o'clock at St. Paul's Episcopal church for Frank Behnke, conducted by Rev. Bernard C. Roth. Burial services were at Highland cemetery. Mr. Behnke died February 19, 1936, at his home near Farwell after an illness of a year. He was born July 4, 1872, at Fulton, Illinois. September 21, 1891, he married Miss Kate Shuette of Melrose Park Illinois.

   Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Katie Behnke, eight sons and two daughters, Otto, George, Alvin, Milly and Mrs. Lee Hall of Durand; William, August and Clarence of Gladwin; Edwi of Lance Creek, Wyoming, and Henry of Renton, Washington. One daughter, Sophia, died in infancy. The pall bearers were Charles Klein, D. M. Paxton, Roy Edick, George W. Taylor, Frank Flynn and John E. Capling.

   Those from out of town who came for the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. George Behnke and son Harold, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Behnke, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Hall and daughter, Wanda Lee an Mary Ann, Alvin Behnke, Milly Behke, Robert Smith and Wayne Keyworth, Mr. and Mrs. John Sandula, daughter Barbara and Otto Euler.

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Highland Cemetery, Beaverton. MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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