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 Wilhelmina “Minnie” <I>Kraft</I> Behnke

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Wilhelmina “Minnie” Kraft Behnke

  • Birth 31 May 1866 Germany
  • Death 5 Dec 1937 Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
  • Burial Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 75661905

Her surname was also sometimes spelled KREFT and KRAFFT.

BEHNKE—In this city, Dec. 5, 1937, WILHELMINA BEHNKE, wife of Charles J. Behnke, aged 71 years. Besides her husband she is survived by two sons, Charles J. Behnke, Jr., and Henry W.; three daughters, Mrs. Stephen Schnurr, Miss Clara Behnke and Mrs. Thomas Smith; one sister, Mrs. William Kline, and one brother, Julius Kraft of Berlin, Germany; 23 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. The deceased was a member of Ladies' Aid Society of Friedens Evangelical Church. Funeral from her late home, 224 Cleveland Avenue, Wednesday at 2 P.M., and Friedens Evangelical Church at 2:30 P. M. Friends are invited. Burial Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrangements, Traugott, Lohman & Frasier.

[Syracuse Herald, Monday, December 6, 1937, page 18]

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 75661905
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wilhelmina “Minnie” Kraft Behnke (31 May 1866–5 Dec 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75661905, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Memories of You (contributor 46983035) .