Harvey #2 (1926 - 2006)
Contact: R. Lipprandt
Surnames: BEHRINGER, DILLINGER, DIX, HOFMANN, KOEPSEL, SCHMIDT, SMITH, TALCOT
----Sources: The Tribune-Phonograph, Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2006, Vol. 46, No. 44
Behringer, Harvey (01 Apr 1926 - 30 Oct 2006)
Harvey Behringer, 80, Stratford, did Monday, Oct. 30, 2006, at St. Joseph’s Hospital Palliative Care Unit.
Funeral serviced will be at 11 a.m. Friday Nov. 3, at the Maurina-Community Funeral Home, Abbotsford, Wis. Burial with full military honors conducted by the Colby VFW Post 2227 will be in Colby Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Kenneth Dix will preside. Pallbearers will be Troy Dillinger, Tim Dillinger, Lucas Behringer, Jon Behringer and Andy Smith.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the funeral home. Maurina-Community Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Harvey was born April 1, 1926, in Clark County to Hugo and Edna (Koepsel) Behringer. He graduated from Owen High School in 1944.
Mr. Behringer served his country during World War II by joining the Marine Corps in March of 1944 until his discharge in July of 1946. After his discharge, he worked with his brother Robert in Wausau, building homes.
Harvey and Inez M. (Hofmann) were married April 24, 1948. She died February 23, 1993.
In 1954 they bought a farm in the Town of Frankfort, near Stratford. They farmed together until 1978 when they semi-retired. He then worked as a security guard at Land O’ Lakes in Spencer until retiring Jan 1, 1996. He enjoyed playing cards and pitching horseshoes for the Colby VFW. He was a lifetime member of Colby VFW Post 2227.
He is survived by his children, Sandra (David) Dillinger, Auburndale, Cynthia (Arthur) Smith, Unity, Michael (Debora) Behringer, Stratford and Mark (Jackie) Behringer, Stratford; one sister, Helen Talcott, Schofield; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Inez; three brothers; and three sisters.
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