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Erling G. Behrens

January 25, 1924 January 29, 2019
Erling G. Behrens
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Obituary for Erling G. Behrens

Loving husband, father, grandfather, Erling G. Behrens, 95 years old, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights. He was born January 25, 1924 in Elk Grove Township, IL, the son of the late Alvin and Gertrude (nee Busse) Behrens. Erling is survived by his wife of 69 years, Florence (Stoeckel) Behrens. He is also survived by his son Ronald (DiAnn) Behrens and two grandchildren, Nathaniel and Jennifer Behrens and many nieces and nephews and their families. He was preceded in death by his sister, Melba Pingel.

Erling served in the U.S. army Air force during World War II where se served in the Southwest Pacific Theatre. He enjoyed fishing, camping and square dancing.

Visitation will be held Friday, February 1, 2019 from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM in the Resurrection Room at the Chapel of St. John the Beloved, Lutheran Home, 800 W. Oakton, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 and on Monday, February 4, 2019 from 10:00 AM until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 AM at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 24500 N. Old McHenry Road, hawthorn Woods, IL 60047. Interment will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery, 2501 E. Euclid Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60004.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Matthew Lutheran Church.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

1

Feb

3:00 PM 2/1/2019 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/1/2019 7:00:00 PM
Lutheran Home

800 W. Oakton
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Resurrection Room

Lutheran Home
800 W. Oakton Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Visitation

Monday

4

Feb

10:00 AM 2/4/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church - Hawthorn Woods

24500 Old McHenry Road
Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047

St. Matthew Lutheran Church - Hawthorn Woods
24500 Old McHenry Road Hawthorn Woods 60047 IL
United States

Service

Monday

4

Feb

11:00 AM 2/4/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church - Hawthorn Woods

24500 Old McHenry Road
Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047

St. Matthew Lutheran Church - Hawthorn Woods
24500 Old McHenry Road Hawthorn Woods 60047 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memory Gardens Cemetery Final Resting Place

2501 East Euclid Ave
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

2501 East Euclid Ave Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Matthew Lutheran Church - Hawthorn Woods

24500 Old McHenry Road
Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047
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