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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Mary Behrend

   Mary S. Behrend, 52, of West Branch, passed away at her home on June 15, 2005.

   She was born December 31, 1952 and had lived in West Branch since 1971, formerly of Fenton. Mary was a registered nurse for 20 years. She was instrumental in bringing the handicapped writing program to Northern Michigan. She enjoyed horses, fishing, reading, jazzercise, and she was active in 4-H. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

   Mary is survived by her husband, Dr. Terry Behrend of West Branch; her sons, Terry Jr. (Kelly) Hodges of West Branch and Jared Hodges of Kirksville, Missouri; stepsons, Terry (Andrea) Behrend of San Diego, California and George (Sonali) Behrend of Canton; six grandchildren, Terry III and Taylor Hodges, and Jack, Jason, Maya and Monica Behrend; her mother, Sue Tillman of Gladwin; her sister, Diana Day of Louisville, Kentucky; and her brother, David (Jody) Beam of Gladwin. She was preceded in death by her father, Ronald Day and her brother, Tim Day.

   Funeral services were held Saturday, June 18 at Steuernol and McLaren Funeral Home in West Branch with Pastor Paul Klassen officiating. Burial followed at Edwards Township Cemetery in West Branch.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

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Edwards Twp. Cemetery, West Branch, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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