BEHNE, Mark Milton 1926-1943
Posted By: Marilyn O'Connor (email)
Date: 1/6/2011 at 17:12:43
Mark Behne, 16
Dies In Hospital;
Was Oldest Son of Les
Behnes; Sophomore in
Local High School
Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the Methodist church for Mark Behne, 16 who died in the Mercy Hospital in Mason City at 2 o'clock on Wednesday, December 1, following an operation for appendicitis. His illness was very brief. He became ill Sunday and underwent the emergency operation at 8 o'clock Sunday evening. The oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Les Behne who live four and a half miles southwest of Nora Springs, Mark was a sophomore in the Nora Springs high school.
Mark Milton Behne was born at Augusta, Wisconsin, on December 28, 1926, lacking only 28 days of being 17 years old at the time of his death. The family moved to Nora Springs about six years ago.
The survivors include his grief-stricken parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Behne; three brothers and a sister, Dale 15; Jack and Joan, twins, 12; and Zane 6, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and other relatives.
He was a grandson of F. K. Behne of Nora Springs and of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hall of Augusta, Wis.
The Rev. Robert Davies, Methodist minister, will conduct the services, and burial will be in the Park cemetery.
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