|Birth: ||Jul. 12, 1890|
|Death: ||Feb. 1, 1971|
SOURCE: MONTICELLO EXPRESS...PAGE 13....FEBRUARY 4, 1971
MRS. WILKE BEHRENDS...MONTICELLO
Funeral services for Mrs. Wilke (E. Dora) Behrends, 80, will be held at 11 a.m. today (Thursday) at St. Matthew Lutheran church. The Rev. Harold L. Naig will officiate. Interment will be in Oakwood cemetery.
Mrs. Behrends died at John McDonald hospital Monday after an illness of several weeks. She was born near Monticello July 12, 1890, the daughter of Carl E. and Anna Harms Schatz.
She was married to Wilke Behrends Feb. 11, 1914. They farmed in the Monticello area until moving to their present home in town in 1951.
Mrs. Behrends was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran church.
She is survived by her husband; two children, Mrs. Arthur (Leona) Holub and Paul W., both of Monticello; six grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Harm Schatz, DeWitt; to sisters, Mrs. A.J. (Lesa) Holmes, Cedar Falls and Mrs. Mayme Egger, Monticello.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and two sisters.
Casketbearers are Robert Schatz, E.B. First, Ray Schoon, William Mardorf, Lester Zimmerman and Luverne McVay.
Wilke Behrends (1885 - 1974)*
Wilma Leona Behrends Holub (1915 - 1992)*
Created by: Sharon Lindbloom
Record added: Jun 22, 2011
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