Gerald Behrens, 83, of Watseka passed away on Friday November 11, 2022 at Watseka Rehab and Healthcare in Watseka. He was born on March 20, 1939 in Onarga, the son of harry and Lorna (Becker) Behrens. He married Ruth Dralle in Watseka on July 26, 1959.
Surviving are his wife, Ruth Behrens of Watseka; one son, Gregory (Tracey) Behrens of Watseka; one half-sister, Mini Kessinger; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one half-brother; and three half-sisters.
Mr. Behrens was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Watseka. He had worked at the Watseka Times Republic and later went on to own and operate Behrens Printing for over thirty years.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 am on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.
Pastor Aaron Uphoff will officiate. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watseka.
Visitation will be an hour prior to the funeral services from 9:30-10:30 on Saturday.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Lutheran Preschool or Donor's Choice.
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