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Rev Walter Herman Louis Behrens
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Birth: Feb. 8, 1892
Death: Dec. 31, 1980

Wisconsin State Journal, 02 Jan 1981, p10 Section 4
REEDSBURG - Dr. Walter H. Behrens age 88, died on Wednesday, December 31, 1980 at a Reedsburg Nursing Home after a long illness. He was a pastor serving congregations in Mound City, South Dakota, Chatsworth, Illinois, Cedarburg, Wis., and Thiensville, Wis. He was President of the Wisconsin District of the American Lutheran Church from 1941-1952. At that time, he resigned and served as pastor in Harrisville, Wis. In 1962 he moved to Reedsburg, where he served as Visitation Pastor with his son, retiring in 1972. He is survived by a son, Rev. James F. Behrens of Reedsburg; a daughter, Mrs. Melton Smith of Upland, California; five grandchildren. seven great grandchildren; and a brother; Herman of Saukville, Wis. He was married to Florence Schwandt on July 27, 1916 in Mayville, Wis., and she passed away Sept. 5, 1925. In 1947, he married Viola Hall in Milwaukee, and she passed away in 1976. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 3 at 10am at ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH , with Pastor Harold Kuester of Peace Lutheran Church, Oshkosh, and Reverand Charles Wilson officiating. Burial is in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Cedarburg, Wis. at 3pm on Saturday. Friends may call from 5-9pm on Friday, Jan 2 at the GANT FUNERAL HOME in Reedsburg.[Obituary provided by Christa Hughes
Phoenix, AZ (great great niece of his 2nd wife, Viola)] 
 
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 Parents:
  Ferdinand A. Behrens (1871 - 1928)
  Anna Dorothea Wegner Behrens (1872 - 1959)
 
 Spouses:
  Florence Viola Schwandt Behrens (1891 - 1944)*
  Viola Lutilda Heller Behrens (1894 - 1976)*
 
 Children:
  James Ferdinand Behrens (1921 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Walter Herman Louis Behrens (1892 - 1980)
  George E. Behrens (1897 - 1950)*
  Edwin Ferdinand Behrens (1899 - 1963)*
  Frieda Behrens (1902 - 1919)*
  Arnold Behrens (1906 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: On same stone as Florence Behrens
 
Burial:
Immanuel Cemetery
Cedarburg
Ozaukee County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: GenealogyNora
Record added: Jun 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19848874
Rev Walter Herman Louis Behrens
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