PEORIA - Clifford E. "Butch" Behm Jr., age 66, of Peoria passed away Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at 12:45 p.m. at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.
He was born July 24, 1946, in Peoria to Clifford E. and Katherine (Scudder) Behm Sr. He married Sandra Isonhart April 2, 1965, in Peoria.
She survives along with his stepmother, Betty Behm of Hanna City; four sons, Clifford C. (Kayla) Behm of Peoria, Michael E. (Tammy) Behm of Creve Coeur, Steven Joseph "Joe" Behm of Peoria and Timothy (Cathy) Behm of Peoria; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; six sisters; and three brothers.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and one brother.
Butch worked at Caterpillar Inc. for 30 years, retiring in 2004.
He was an avid Cubs fan. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working in his backyard and spending time with his family. He also loved his dog Missy and feeding his squirrels.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memorial Gardens in Peoria.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.
Please view Butch's obituary online at www.DavisonFultonWoodlandChapel.com.
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