|Birth: ||Jun. 4, 1940, USA|
|Death: ||Nov. 30, 2006|
Rev. Behling was born June 4, 1940 in Niles to Martin and Alma Schulz Behling. He married Joan Grother June 12, 1966 in Coffeyville, Kan. She died Sept. 11, 2006.
His parents also preceded him in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Susan (Daut) Gaba and Ruth (Clint) Andrew, both of Milwaukee, Wis.; one son, Ronald (Amanda) Behling, Dwight; two brothers, Bill (Diane) Behling, Rolling Meadows and Donald Behling, Franklin Park; four grandchildren, Cyrus Gaba, Jayden and Reagan Behling, and Zackariah Behling; one niece, Sharon; one nephew, Stephen; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
He was a semi retired Lutheran reverend of 40 years, being a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Goodfarm. He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Theological Seminary in St. Louis.
Rev. Behling could read, write, and speak five languages. He was a founding member of NICL (Northern Illinois Confessional Lutherans), formulator and original signatory of "that they may be one", a confessional statement concerning fellowship and public prayer, based on holy scripture and the Lutheran confessions.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, photography, history, family genealogy, and was a member of the National Riflemans Association.
Age 66 years.
Joan Marguerite Behling (1935 - 2006)*
Created by: Karen Rudow Daschner
Record added: Dec 10, 2006
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