Enid M. Behnke

Enid M. Behnke, 90, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at the Northland Luther Manor in Marinette. 

She was born November 16, 1933, to the late Thomas and Emma (Kamin) LaVallee. Enid was formerly employed at Mel’s IGA and she retired from Rennes West where she worked in the housekeeping department.

Enid’s passion was sewing, and she was extremely talented at it. She helped many with her ability as a seamstress. From helping a bride with her wedding gown alterations, numerous prom dresses, to zippers and buttons, she could do it all.

Other interests included watching golf, the Brewer and Packer games, bird watching, along with any animal she could see out her window from deer to ducks.

Enid and her former spouse, Roger Behnke had five children together.

She is survived by her 4 sons, David (Laurie), Keith “88” (Sue), Terry “Toby” (Peggy) and Steve (Tracy); a daughter, Jodi (Dan)  Seymour;  many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Also survived by a sister, Jeanne Anderson and many nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, Enid was preceded in death by 2 sisters and brothers-in-law, Sandy (Dale) Behnke and Marie (Jack) Clark; a brother-in-law, Peter Anderson and one great-grandchild.

Visitation was held Sunday, May 5th at Berth & Rosenthal Funeral Home from 12:00 pm until time of service at 2:00 pm with Father John Harper officiating.  Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Peshtigo.

Family would like to extend a special thank you to Heartland Hospice, and the Northland Luther Manor staff for their kindness and compassion.



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