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Donald Herbert "The Auto Doc" Behling


1928 - 2014 | Notice Condolences
Donald Herbert "The Auto Doc" Behling Notice
Behling, Donald Herbert "The Auto Doc" Born July 15, 1928. Peacefully left us on July 5, 2014, at age 85. Loving husband of Frances (nee Curro) for 59 years. Devoted father of Greg Behling, Chris O'Neil, Janice (Tom) Boinski, Keith (Terri) Behling and Lisa (Tom) Streit. Proud grandfather of Lee and Margaret Behling, Bethany O'Neil (Tom Chmelik), Chad (Mellissa) Runge, Andy and Natalie Rose Boinski, Michael and Rachel Behling, and Nik Streit. Dear great-grandfather of Christian and Sophia Chmelik-O'Neil and Keegan, Sophia, Jackson and Avery Runge. Dear brother of Evelyn Nicholson and Jerry (Pat) Behling. Brother-in-law of Jim (Ethel) Curro Darlene Curro and Rose Cathleen Bagin. Further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, July 11, from 9AM to 10:45 AM at ST. MATTHIAS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 9306 W. Beloit Rd. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM. Entombment at Wisconsin Memorial Park. Don was a graduate of Pulaski High School and UW Madison. He served his country in the US Marine Corps. He owned and operated The Auto Doc for many years. He was a loyal Badgers fan and a lifetime member of The W Club of the University of Wisconsin Alumni Association. He was a member of the Korean Knight Last Man's Club, the American Legion, and the Alonzo Cudworth Post 23. The family extends a "thank you" to his caregivers at the VA Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital and Linden Grove Nursing Home. "You were a friend to many and you will be dearly missed"
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Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on July 9, 2014
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