November 11, 2020) - Ronald L. Behnke, age 74, of Niagara, passed away
on Tuesday, November 10, at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay.
Ronald was born April 14, 1946, in Brown County, Wisconsin, son of
the late Walter and Mildred (Schmeider) Behnke. He grew up in Niagara
and was a graduate of Niagara High School, class of 1964. After
graduation, he proudly served in the United States Air Force until his
honorable discharge. On November 26, 1969, he was united in marriage to
Joanne Zastrow at St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
She preceded him in death on August 18, 2018. They resided in Cedarburg
until moving to Niagara in 1973. In 1986 Ronald started Niagara Tool and
Ronald enjoyed going to the casino and spending time with
family and friends.
Survivors include two sons, Gordon (Ann Rose)
Behnke and Walter (Sara) Behnke, both of Niagara; one grandson, Brady
Behnke; Ron's significant other, Nancy; one brother, Don (Sue) Behnke of
Niagara; and three sisters, Judi (Bernie) Powell of Niagara, Pat (Ray)
Chrisman of Aurora, and Maryann (Mik) Hansen of Quinnesec.
celebration of Ron's life will be held on Saturday, November 14, at 2:00
PMat the Country Bar in Niagara.
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The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home & Cremation
Services-Niagara Chapel to honor Ron's legacy of life.