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Lillian S. Behrens

November 29, 1918 ~ September 18, 2018 (age 99)

Lillian S. Behrens, 99, of Woodstock, passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at the Valley Hi Nursing Home.

She was born November 29, 1918 in Savanna Illinois to Frank and Sarah (Rath) Ehredt.

Lillian grew up in Volo Illinois.  She enlisted in the US Army in March of 1942, serving as a RN assigned to the command of Gen. George S. Patton.  She served 4 years including 6 months overseas in the E.T.O.  Honorably discharged in February of 1946.  She was awarded six Battle Stars; and numerous Ribbons.  She was a past Commander of the American Legion in Hebron, and a member of the Woodstock VFW.  Lillian enjoyed being with her family, and the company of all the family dogs.

Survivors include a daughter, Suzan Buehn; grandchildren, Shane (Christine) Buehn, Michael (Melissa) Cairns; great grandchildren, Autumn York, Chris Ashley, Mitchell Cooper, Preston Langley, Brady Cairns, Delaney Cairns; and a soon to be great great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Joanne Cairns; and her six siblings.

A private graveside service will be held in the Linn Hebron Cemetery in Hebron Illinois.

 

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