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Official Obituary of

Josephine A. Behne

May 20, 1923 ~ March 31, 2024 (age 100) 100 Years Old

Josephine Behne Obituary

Josephine A. Behne, 100, of Clarence formerly of Oxford Junction passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2024, at Clarence Senior Living. 

A visitation will be held Thursday April 4, 2024, 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Dawson Funeral Services in Oxford Junction. Her funeral mass will be held Friday, April 5, 2024, at 10:30 A.M. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oxford Junction. Burial will be at Mayflower Cemetery. 

Josephine Anne was born on May 20, 1923, to Joseph and Barbara (Maruna) Ruley in rural Oxford Junction. On June 22, 1944, she married Orville Behne at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oxford Junction. She worked at the Oxford Junction Drug Store for many years and was a waitress at many establishments. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Oxford Junction American Legion Auxiliary.  She always enjoyed volunteering in the community. Josephine enjoyed baking, gardening, going on walks and was an avid card player.  

Those left to cherish her memory are Wayne (Nancy) Behne of Lowden; 7 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great grandchildren; sister-in-law Nadine Ruley of Oxford Junction.  She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Orville, son Kenneth Behne, daughter Marilyn Leslie, sister Dorothy (Gene) Picray, and two brothers John and Joseph (Lorna) Ruley.  

Memorials can be directed to her family in her honor. Cards of condolences may be sent to Dawson Funeral Services Attn: Josephine Behne Family PO Box 258 Wyoming, Iowa 52362. 

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April 4, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dawson Funeral Services Oxford Junction
2nd Avenue
Oxford Junction, IA 52323

Funeral Mass
April 5, 2024

10:30 AM
Sacred Heart Church Oxford Junction
Chruch St
Oxford Junction, IA 52323


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