Elizabeth Behr(1933 - 2013)

Behr, Elizabeth (Betty)

Elizabeth (Betty) Behr (nee Vandenberg), 80, of Wisconsin Rapids, passed away on Monday August 12, 2013 after a brief illness.

Betty was born on February 26, 1933.

Betty married Robert (Bob) Behr on April 7, 1951 and they celebrated 62 years together.

Betty had a wonderful sense of humor. She cared deeply for her family and friends. She was a loving, devoted wife and mother.

Betty was a home-maker. After that she operated a cleaning business with her husband serving local businesses.

Betty was also a full time minister as a Jehovah's Witness for over 40 years.

Betty is survived by her sons Robert (Mary), Steve (Lynne), Jeff (Susan), Tom (Marsha); eight grand children and seven great-grand children. Betty is also survived by her brother Karl Vandenberg of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her husband Bob, her mother Ruth and her father Nick.

A memorial service will be held for Betty on Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 4:00 PM at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1432 32nd Street, Wisconsin Rapids, WI.


Funeral Home

Herman-Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Center
2201 Chestnut Street Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494
(715) 423-5460

Published in Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune on Aug. 16, 2013