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BEHNKE, Bernice Marie (nee Hicks) 1919-2009

BEHNKE, HICKS, KROGMAN

Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 3/10/2009 at 19:48:59

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CHARLES CITY, IOWA - Bernice M. Behnke, age 89, of Charles City, died on Monday, March 9, 2009, at the 11th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 12, at the Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Charles City. Pastor David Werges will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Charles City.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Hauser Funeral Home, 1205 S. Main in Charles City. Visitation will continue an hour prior to the service Thursday at the church.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 200 S. Main St. Charles City, IA 50616.

Hauser Funeral Home, 641-228-2323; www.hauserfh.com .

[Published in the Globe Gazette on 3/10/2009]

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Bernice M. Behnke

Visitation:
5:00 PM - Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Hauser Funeral Home
1205 South Main St.
Charles City, Iowa

Service:
10:30 AM - Thursday, March 12, 2009
Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church
200 South Main
Charles City, Iowa

Bernice M. Behnke, 89, of Charles City, died Monday, March 9, 2009, at the 11th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City.
Pastor David Werges will officiate at the services. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Charles City.

Bernice Marie Hicks Behnke was born September 17, 1919, at Charles City, the daughter of Myrl and Bertha (Krogman) Hicks. She graduated from the Charles City High School and received her teaching certificate from the Iowa State Teachers College.

On June 21, 1941, she was united in marriage to Harlan “Beans” Behnke at the Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Charles City, by Reverend Fritschel. Bernice was a teacher and also employed at Oliver/White Farm. She was a member of the Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Church Circle, Women’s Club and McKinley Home Craft. Her interests included gardening, arranging flowers, buying and selling antiques, spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Living family members include her son, Larry (Dianne) Behnke of Waverly; grandson, Cameron (Jessica) Behnke of Waterloo; granddaughter, Jennifer (Ryan) Buhr of Denver; great grandson, Blaine Buhr; great granddaughter, Olivia Buhr; brother, Kenneth Hicks of Charles City; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 200 South Main St. Charles City, IA 50616.

[Hauser Funeral Home obituary, 3/10/09]


 

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