Delores Behnfeldt


NAPOLEON -- Delores Angela Behnfeldt, 80, of Napoleon, Ohio, passed away peacefully on April 19, 2014, at the Lutheran Home.

She was born on June 24, 1933, to Albert and Martha (Kryling) Germann in Napoleon, Ohio. She was united in marriage on April 13, 1952, to the late Norman Behnfeldt in Flatrock Township.

Delores is survived by her sons, Terry (Cathy) Behnfeldt of Malinta, Ohio, Craig (Michele) Behnfeldt of Napoleon, Ohio, and Mark Behnfeldt of Fremont, Ohio; grandchildren, Philip, Travis, Katy Jo, Kyle and Daniel; and her great-grandchildren, Claire and Noah. She is also survived by sister, Darlene (George) Haase; brother, Larry Germann; sister, Linda (Ed) Fulde; and sister-in-law, Bev Germann.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Norman Behnfeldt; parents, Albert and Martha Germann; sister, Denelda Ehlers; brother, Eldon Germann; sister-in-law, Nancy Germann; and brother-in-law, Eldor (Dewey) Ehlers.

Delores enjoyed being around people. She was very active in the St. Paul Lutheran Church and sang in the choir. She was also a member of Stephen Ministry, Lutheran Laymen's League, and taught Sunday school. Delores was also a member of the Napoleon Fire Department Women's Auxiliary. Over the years, Delores worked at Foster Canning, the Charles Co., Sterling's, and the Wash Bowl. She was a great cook and loved cooking and baking for her family. She is especially remembered by her grandchildren for her noodles and chocolate chip cookies. Delores always had a smile on her face.

A visitation for Delores will be held on Friday, April 25, 2014, at Snyder-Wesche Funeral Home, 830 N. Scott St., Napoleon, Ohio, from 3-8 p.m. Funeral services for Delores will be on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1075 Glenwood Ave, Napoleon, Ohio. Pastor Kramer and Pastor Marcis will officiate. Delores will be laid to rest at Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Lutheran Home, Napoleon; Alpine Village, Napoleon; St. Paul Lutheran School; or a charity of the donor's choice. Share a memory of Delores at

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