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BEHRENS, Mathilde 1878-1967


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/2/2013 at 18:31:49

Mrs. Mathilde Behrens Funeral Monday

Mrs. Mathilde Behrens, 89, who had made her home with her son, Milton Behrens, and family in Grundy Center the past five years, passed away Friday, Nov. 24, at the Grundy County Memorial hospital in Grundy Center. Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Dahl Funeral Home in Cedar Falls, with burial in Hillcrest cemetery, Cedar Falls.

Mrs. Behrens was born August 15, 1878, a daughter of Frederick and Mathilde Gauger, at Morrison. She was married to William C. Behrens in December 1898. The family farmed in Fairfield township, Grundy County, until 1912 when they retired and moved to Cedar Falls. Mr. Behrens passed away 35 years ago.

In addition to the son Milton she is survived by two sons, Ervin of Des Moines and Glenn from Austin, Texas, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mrs. Behrens was the last of a family of 12 children.

Coming from a distance for the funeral were the sons Glenn and daughter Patty of Austin, Texas, Ervin, Des Moines, and the grand-daughter, Mrs. Michael Wammer and son Steven of East Grand Forks, Minn.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 30 November 1967, pg 8


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