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 James Raymond Behrens

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James Raymond Behrens

  • Birth 23 Jan 1938 Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 29 Oct 2012 East Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 99886341

James R. Behrens, 74, of Rock Island, died on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at the Hope Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, East Moline, surrounded by his family.

There will be no services or visitation. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island, is assisting the family.

James was born on Jan. 23, 1938, in Rock Island, a son of Emil and Coletta Schaecher Behrens. He married Karen Larson in 1962; she preceded him in death in 1972. Later, Jim married Jamie Shaw in 1977; she preceded him in death in 2008.

Jim worked as a fireman for the Rock Island Fire Department for more than 20 years; he retired from the department in 1990. He also worked part time as a concrete finisher. He enjoyed fishing, watching movies, pheasant hunting and spending time with his family.

Survivors include, his sons, David J. (Joy) Behrens Sr., Geneseo, Brett D. Behrens, Rock Island; grandchildren, Alissa Behrens and David J. Behrens Jr.; a great-grandchild, Keldon Behrens; and a sister, Jean Haskins, Milan.

Jim also was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Arlene Exline.


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Gravesite Details Member of the Rock Island Fire Department from 1 Nov 1965-3 Jan 1989.

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  • Created by: Mike & Robbie
  • Added: 30 Oct 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 99886341
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Raymond Behrens (23 Jan 1938–29 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 99886341, citing Rock Island Memorial Park Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Mike & Robbie (contributor 46773123) .