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Jeff Behrens, 59, of Athens, passed Friday afternoon, July 25, 2014, at his home.
He was born November 24, 1954, in Berea, he was the son of Betty (Charles Tenwick) Warner and the late Donald Behrens.
Jeff was a mechanical designer in the Cleveland area for 30 years before leaving to pursue his dream to be a teacher. Jeff received his bachelors degree from Ohio University in 2006 and while teaching, received his masters degree from Ohio University in education in 2012. He was a life long coach of wrestling and baseball and also officiated wrestling for 25 years.
Jeff's greatest pleasure was spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Besides his mother, he is survived by his wife of 39 years, Eve; two children, Shanda Michelle (Rob Buzby) Behrens of Columbus and Ryan Karl (Janet) Behrens of Columbus; two grandchildren, Jackson and Devon Behrens; two brothers, Jim Behrens, Ray (Lisa) Behrens; a sister, Carol (Dennis) Graves; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., (opposite Lake Erie College).
Friends may call at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Painesville.
Online condolences available at www.johnsonfuneralservices.net.
Published in www.News-Herald.com on July 31, 2014
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