Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
William Behnke

   William C. Behnke, 44, of 4932 Grandview Ce., Midland, died Sunday, Sept. 25, in the Midland Hospital Center. Born in Gladwin on October 4, 1938, he graduated from Gladwin High School in 1956. He was employed in contract packaging for agricultural chemicals at Dow Chemical Co. for 27 years. Mr. Behnke was a member of the American Legion and an avid boater and fisherman. He was married to the former Karen Katt on April 7, 1972, in Midland.

   Besides his wife, he is survived by one son, Bruce of Midland; one daughter, Tammy of Midland; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Behnke of Ft. Meade, Fla.; 2 brothers, Ronald of Burton and James of Tuscon, Ariz. Services were held today, Wednesday, at 11 a.m. from the Ware-Smith Funeral Home in Midland. The Rev. Carl Linburg officiated and burial was in the Midland Cemetery. Memorials are available to the American Lung Association.

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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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