Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Katie Behnke


   Mrs. Katie Behnke, 90, formerly of Gladwin, died Sunday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Lee Hall, in Mt. Pleasant, following two years of illness. The former Katie Schutte was born on May 15, 1871, in Melrose Park, Ill., and was married to Frank Behnke there on Sept. 21, 1891. She was a member of the Lutheran Church. Mr. Behnke preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 1936.

   Surviving are eight sons, Otto, William, August and Clarence, of Gladwin, George, Edwin, Henry and Alvin, of Durand; two daughters, Mrs. Ella Hall, of Mt. Pleasant, and Mrs. Milly Keyworth, of Phoenix, Ariz; 29 grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday) at 2 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. The Rev. Frederick Coellner will officiated and burial is in Highland Cemetery.

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