Marjorie Behnfeldt


NAPOLEON -- Marjorie J. Behnfeldt, 83, of Napoleon, Ohio, died Sunday, June 15, 2014, at the Napoleon Lutheran Home.

She was born September 30, 1930, in Napoleon, Ohio, to the late Odis and Dollie (Packard) Dew. On November 19, 1953, she married Eldor Behnfeldt at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Napoleon. Marjorie was a homemaker and loving and devoted wife and mother. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Napoleon.

She is survived by her husband, Eldor; children, Diane (Doug) Koester, Carol (Ed) Lazenby, and Dennis (Kimberly) Behnfeldt, all of Napoleon; grandchildren, Jamie (Jason) Halley, Jennifer Lazenby, and Brandon (Kara) Behnfeldt; great-grandson, William Behnfeldt; and great-stepgrandson, Alec Halley.

She was preceded in death by an infant granddaughter, Brooke Behnfeldt; and brother, Edwin Dew.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 18, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Napoleon. Interment will follow at Riverview Memory Gardens, Defiance.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at Rodenberger Funeral Home, Napoleon, and Wednesday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Arthritis Foundation or a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences are at

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