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Joseph "Joe" E. Behr

June 7, 1942 - March 29, 2017

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date April 3, 2017

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Joseph “Joe” E. Behr, age74, passed away March 29, 2017, at 7:15 pm, at the Shawnee Manor Nursing Home. Joe was born June 7, 1942 in Sidney, OH, to Mathias and Emma (Schwartz) Behr who preceded him in death. On November 6, 1965 he married Alice L. (Dietz) Behr who survives in Lima.
Joe was a veteran of the a U.S. Army and served during peacetime. Joe spent most of his time working at the Lima Tank Depot as a welder. He also worked with Rockwell in Kenton as a welder until he retired in 2006. He was a member of St. Gerard’s Catholic Church. His greatest joy was fishing with his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Joe is survived by his children: Steven (Milly) Behr of RockHill, SC, Dennis (Susan) Behr of Collinsville, OK, Jerrold (Ginger) Behr of Englewood, OH and Brenda (Eric) Truesdale of Wapakoneta, OH, 14 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, a brother, Ted (Sue) Behr of Dayton, OH, a sister, Mary Droesch of Coldwater, OH and 2 sisters in-law; Maxine Behr of Delaware, OH and Marilyn Behr of Botkins, OH. He was preceded in death by 4 brothers; Marcell, David, Jerome and Cryil Behr
A Mass of Christian Burial will held on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 10:00 am at the St. Gerard’s Catholic Church. Officiating the service will be Fr. Mike Sergi. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Cemetery following the service.
Friends may call on Sunday from 2-8 pm at the CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, EASTSIDE CHAPEL. Memorial contributions may be made to the Veterans Administration. Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com


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