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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Myrtle Behnke

   Myrtle I. Behnke, 79, of 230 North Arcade St., Gladwin, died Monday, Jan. 14, at her home following a long illness. Born in Gladwin on February 13, 1900, she had spent her lifetime here. She graduated from Gladwin High School in 1918, attended Normal School and then taught for several years. She was a member of the Gladwin United Methodist Church. The former Myrtle Wood, she was married to August Behnke October 24, 1926, in Gladwin.

   Besides her husband, she is survived by 2 daughters, Mrs. Mathias (JoAnn) Gatzweiler of Jackson and Mrs. Leonard (Connie) Courneya of Whitehall; one sister, Mrs. Mae Vannatter of Glendale, Calif.; and 8 grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Mrs. Behnke is at the Mathews Funeral Home.

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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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