Posted: Fri 6:41 PM, May 10, 2013
Funeral Home: Schmidt & Schulta
Sharon M. Behn, 66, Birnamwood, died Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Ministry Saint Clare’s Hospital, Weston.
She was born on July 8, 1946 in Antigo, the daughter of the late George and Margaret (Stefanski) Medo.
On August 28, 1965 she was united in marriage to Norman Behn at St. Philomena Catholic Church, Birnamwood. He survives.
Sharon and Norman farmed in the town of Birnamwood for over 20 years. Sharon also worked at Backes Food Mart in Birnamwood for a number of years. She enjoyed bowling, playing cribbage, traveling and even the “occasional” trip to the casino. Sharon especially loved family gatherings and the time spent with her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Norman Behn, Birnamwood; five children, Sandra (Bill) Rasmussen, Birnamwood, Terry (Barb) Behn, Birnamwood, Carrie (John) Stolzman, Wausau, Kathy (Bob) Wendt, Deerbrook and Cindy (Mike) Beidle, Oshkosh; nine grandchildren, Eric, Ryan and Kevin Rasmussen, Paige and Alex Stolzman, Luke and Kyle Wendt and Kody and Alyssa Beidle; two step-grandchildren, Ashley Lenzi and Cody Morgan; three sisters, Evelyn (Michael) Hayes, Baraboo, Shirley Niemuth and Pat (David) Tomson, both of Birnamwood; one brother-in-law, Harold (Nancy) Behn, Anoka, MN and a sister-in-law, Dolores (Ben) Benishek, Birnamwood. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and a special friend, Sandra Gilray.
In addition to her parents, Sharon was preceded in death by one brother, Jerry Medo, one sister, Frances Medo, one brother-in-law, Tom Niemuth and one sister-in-law, Sherrill Medo.
The Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 am on Monday, May 13, 2013 at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Birnamwood. Rev. Mark Lewis, Pastor at Spirit of Life Church, Mosinee, will officiate. Interment will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, town of Aniwa, Shawano County. Visitation will be on Sunday from 4pm until 8pm and then again on Monday from 9:30am until the time of services all at the funeral home. The family guestbook and condolences are available at schmidtschulta.com.