Robert E. Behrens, 87, of Springfield, died at 7 am, Sunday, February 12, 2012 at Villa East Health Care in Sherman. He was born February 15, 1924 in Rock Island, IL to Edward and Ellen Stromquist Behrens. He married Doris Mae Campbell in 1955.
His parents; sister, Eleanor Kulig and nephew, Richard Kulig preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Doris Behrens of Springfield, a nephew Robert Kulig and caregiver and friend Sue A. Patkes of Springfield.
Robert was a resident of Jerome since 1952. He was employed as a printer for 30 years at Williamson Press and at the State of Illinois, Public Aid. Robert was a veteran of WWII, serving from 1943 to 1946 in the Navy and the Marines.
Visitation: 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Paul Black officiating.
Entombment will be in Oak Ridge Chapel Mausoleum, where Sangamon County Interveterans will conduct military honors.
Memorial Contributions may be made to a charity of the Donor’s choice.
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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