Dennis D. Behrens

January 23, 1936 - July 31, 2022

Dennis D. Behrens, age 86, of Fremont
Died Sunday, July 31, 2022 at Nye Legacy in Fremont.

Dennis was born January 23, 1936 in Fremont to Roy and Doris 'Border' Behrens. He was raised on a farm in Saunders County. He graduated from Fremont High School in 1953. After high school he farmed for his father, worked at West Grain Elevator near the Fremont State Lakes, Kimber Chicks and finally for Fremont Farmers Union for 35 years, retiring in 1997.

Dennis married Ann Whitmer in Fremont on September 23, 1956.

Dennis was a member of the Fremont Presbyterian Church, serving as a Deacon, Cosmopolitan Club, Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie #200 in Fremont, Fremont Antique Tractor Club, Fremont Masonic Lodge No. 15 A.F. & A.M., Fremont Shrine Club and the Tangier Shrine Center in Omaha. Dennis was also involved with the American Red Cross Blood Mobile for many years.

Daughter - Joan Behrens of Fremont
Son - Douglas (Randi Marian) Behrens of Akron, OH.
Grandchildren - Mindy Olson, Annie (Ross) Denison, Avery Behrens, Claudia (William Miles) Behrens
Great grandson - Landon Olson
Special Friends - Dave and Diane Olson

Dennis was preceded in death by his wife Ann on January 25, 2008 and his parents.

The funeral will be 10:30am, Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at the Fremont Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Ridge Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the church. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 3pm to 8pm with the family present from 6pm to 8pm at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont.

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Obituary Provided By:
Freeman Funeral Home
1249 E. 23rd St.
Fremont, NE  68025