Marilyn Behnke

Obituary of Marilyn J. Behnke

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  Marilyn J. Behnke, 94, of Goshen, NY, entered into rest at Home on Friday, April 26th, 2024.



  Marilyn was born at home in Greenville, NY, on March 14, 1930, to Oscar and Florence (Roach) Miller, and was raised in Goshen NY. 



Marilyn met her husband Edward J. Behnke Sr. and settled down in the heart of Goshen, where she raised her three boys on Lincoln Avenue. She worked at her father’s restaurant “Miller’s Restaurant” and then went onto working for the Goshen C.J. Hooker School where she worked as a cafeteria worker, which she loved and retired from.


 On her downtime she had a passion for Lawn bowling, Garage sales, Playing Poker with her family, Baking, and watching her bird's, the " Yellow Finches ".



She is survived by her two sons Brian Behnke of Cuddebackville, NY, Gary Behnke and his husband John Blue of Bradenton FL; her granddaughter Jessica Behnke Brown, and her husband Joseph J.Brown of Cuddebackville NY; her great grandson's Justin Brown and Jake Brown; her sister Florence Kilb of Washingtonville, NY; and sister in law Nancy M. (Park) Miller of Warwick, NY, and many nieces and nephews.


 Besides being predeceased by her parents and husband, Edward.   Marilyn was also predeceased by her son Edward J. Behnke Jr and her siblings Doris Greenhill, Eveline Kostek, Oscar Miller, Arthur Miller,  Valma Eisma, Richard Miller,  Sandra Steven's, Kathleen Barnes, and Glenn Miller. 



 As per Marilyn's wishes there will be no viewing.  



 Burial will be in Slate Hill Cemetery, Goshen, N.Y on Saturday, May 11th, at 11a.m



11:00 am
Saturday, May 11, 2024
Slate Hill Cemetery
Old Chester Road
Goshen, New York, United States
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1930 - 2024

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