Frances Mardell <I>Svendgaard</I> Behrendt

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Frances Mardell Svendgaard Behrendt

  • Birth 29 Jun 1921 Kennard, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 29 Sep 2004 Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot Block: 102 Lot: 12 Grave: 2
  • Memorial ID 111654617

Blair Enterprise, 2004.

Frances M. Behrendt, 83, of Herman, died Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2004, at Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at Campbell-Aman Funeral Home in Blair. Interment will be in the Blair Cemetery. Visitation begins at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 1, with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

Frances M. Behrendt was born June 29, 1921, in Arlington to Nels and Emma (Thiefoldt) Svendgaard. She was a graduate of Arlington High School. On Feb. 28, 1946, she married Curtis Behrendt in Fremont. Mrs. Behrendt was a lifelong resident of rural Herman.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Stella Behrendt of Herman, daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Terry Traynor of Omaha; four grandchildren and their families, one great-grandson; sister, Ruth Plugge of Arlington; and cherished nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Curtis, in 2001; an infant sister; and infant twin grandsons.

Memorials are suggested to the Washington Counmty Food Pantry.

Death Notice. Omaha World-Herald, 30 Sep 2004.
Behrendt- Frances M., age 83, Herman. Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Stella, of Herman; daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Terry Traynor, Omaha; 4 grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter; sister, Ruth Plugge, Arlington. Services 10:30 am Sat., Campbell Aman Funeral Home. Burial Blair Cemetery. Visitation starting 10 am Fri., with family receiving friends, 6-9 pm. Memorials to Washington County Food Pantry. Campbell-Aman Funeral Home Blair, NE 402-426-2191.

Source: Family chronicles by multiple descendants of Soren Jensen and Anne Sine Petersen Jensen provided the obituary information.

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  • Created by: S. Wardell
  • Added: 1 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111654617
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frances Mardell Svendgaard Behrendt (29 Jun 1921–29 Sep 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111654617, citing Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by S. Wardell (contributor 47551395) .