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James Oliver Behnke Sr

March 19, 1930 September 2, 2019
James Oliver  Behnke Sr
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Obituary for James Oliver Behnke Sr

James O. Behnke Sr.
89, of Mussey Twp., died Monday, September 2, 2019, at MediLodge of Yale.
He was born Wednesday, March 19, 1930, in Capac the son of the late Edward and Emma Kean Behnke.
His marriage to Katherine Sophie Kandler was Tuesday, January 27, 1948, in Capac.
James was employed by National Twist Drill, Rochester, for 27 years until his retirement.
He enjoyed hunting, bargain hunting, horse trail riding and loved trading goods.
Surviving in addition to his wife Katherine of 71 years are five children and their spouses, Jim and Peggy of Yale, Dennis of Melvin, David of Lansing, Kathy and Junior McGuire of Avoca and Edward and Kathleen of Capac; 20 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and several, nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by a son Ronald in 2016 and nine brothers and sisters.
The family honors the memory of James and invites you to visit and share memories Wednesday from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Kaatz Funeral Directors, Capac. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday with 10:00 a.m. visiting. Rev. Charlie Martin, pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Capac, will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Mussey Twp.
Memorials are suggested to “Wishes of the Family”.


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Visitation

Wednesday

4

Sep

3:00 PM 9/4/2019 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/4/2019 7:00:00 PM
Kaatz Funeral Directors - Capac

202 N. Main Street
Capac, MI 48014

Kaatz Funeral Directors - Capac
202 N. Main Street Capac 48014 MI
United States

Visitation

Thursday

5

Sep

10:00 AM 9/5/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
Kaatz Funeral Directors - Capac

202 N. Main Street
Capac, MI 48014

Kaatz Funeral Directors - Capac
202 N. Main Street Capac 48014 MI
United States

Service

Thursday

5

Sep

11:00 AM 9/5/2019 11:00:00 AM
Kaatz Funeral Directors - Capac

202 N. Main Street
Capac, MI 48014

Kaatz Funeral Directors - Capac
202 N. Main Street Capac 48014 MI
United States

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