Wednesday, October 18, 2017 4:37 pm
Loren Carl Behm, 84, passed away in Las Vegas, Nev.
He was born June 21, 1933, in West Allis, Wis., the son of Frederick Emil Michael Behm and Nan Rangheld Monson Behm. He was baptized and confirmed at Mount Hope Lutheran Church, West Allis, Wis.
Living in Decorah brought many blessings – among them 26 years in the Luther College Treasurer’s Office, a membership in Decorah Lutheran Church, serving as chairman on the City of Decorah Board of Adjustment and a most enjoyed 33-year membership in the Luren Singing Society. He served as president of Luren in 1986/1988. He also was a member of the “Norwegian Singers Association of America” and served as recording Secretary for 12 years.
Loren is survived by his wife of 61 years, Betty Jane Eide Behm; two daughters, Lori Caryn Behm Bergan (Steven) of Henderson Nevada and Barbara Jean (BJ) Behm, of Henderson Nev.; one son, Fredrick Arthur Behm (Marly), of Charles City; five grandchildren: Randi, Paige, Max, Dylan and Brenan; four great-grandchildren: Alyssa, Hayden, Caleb and Ryan; a sister, Arlene Rachiele of Glenview, Ill.