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Lawrence R. "Larry" Behrends II


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Lawrence R. "Larry" Behrends II Obituary
Lawrence Behrends II

Lawrence "Larry" Ray Behrends II, 68, of Collinsville, Ill., born Sept. 24, 1947 in Granite City, Ill., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, in St. Louis, Mo.

Larry proudly served in the US Army. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Caseyville, Ill. For many years Larry was a licensed insurance agent. For 13 years he was the former owner of Affordable Auto Sales. He enjoyed working and restoring cars as a hobby. Also enjoyed traveling but he truly enjoyed spending time with his daughter and grandson.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence Ray and Opal, nee Burnett, Behrends; sister Ramona West; and brother Charles Behrends.

Surviving are his companion Barbara Leezy of Collinsville, Ill. and her daughter Sunday Leezy and her son Jeffery Schardan of Collinsville, Ill.; two sisters, Joyce Vennum and Rosita Tindall both of Fairview Heights, Ill.

Memorials may be made to the and online condolences may be left at: www.herrfuneral.com

Visitation: Friends may visit from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Monday Oct. 17, 2016, at Herr Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill.

Services: Funeral services will be held at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, at Herr Funeral Home with Rev. Henry Lewis officiating. Interment to follow immediately with full military honors at the Jefferson-Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Mo.

HERR FUNERAL HOME, Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Oct. 16, 2016
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