Posted: Thu 11:27 AM, Nov 07, 2013
Funeral Home: Schmidt & Schulta
Randall 'Randy' Behnke, 54, Tigerton, died on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at his home.
He was born on December 9, 1958 in Shawano, the son of the late Edward and Phyllis (Schutt) Behnke. He married Julie Hoffman on August 21, 1992 in Wausau. The couple then renewed their vows on December 16, 2011. She survives.
Randy was employed at Aarrowcast Inc., Shawano, for several years. He was very talented at fixing things and loved to 'putz'. Randy enjoyed fishing, word searches and watching baseball, football and game shows on television. He also enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his father-in-law, mother-in-law, aunt Judy, and his dog Charlie.
Randy is survived by his wife, Julie; children, Shannon (Tammy) Behnke, Shane (Jenny) Behnke and Shawn Behnke, all of Shawano, Shadwell (Brittany) Behnke and Jeffrie (Liz) Behnke, all of Green Bay and Ryan (Danelle) Wudtke, Gillette; six grandchildren, Damien and Devin Wudtke, Audrina, Braden, Gracelyn and Makayla Behnke; siblings, Danny Behnke, Bonnie Behnke and Ricky (Jacky) Behnke all of Shawano, Judy (Matt Dobratz) Merton, Clintonville, Joanne (Clem) Jagodzinski, Pulcifer, Tommy Behnke, Green Bay, Larry Behnke, Bonduel, Sally (Joe) Behnke and Nancy (Dan Miller) Behnke, all of Shawano; mother and father-in-law, Quinten and Marie Hoffman, Tigerton; special aunt, Judy Smith, Tigerton; brother-in-law, Scott (Gina) Hoffmann, Marion; sisters-in-law, Michelle (Ron) Hoffman and Wendy Kobow, all of Texas; former wife, Tammy (Jeff) Stachowiak and special friend, Mary Sutter. Randy will be missed also by many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Randy was preceded in death by a brother, Ronald.
A memorial service will be held at 11AM on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at St. John Lutheran Church, Tigerton. Rev. Matthew Uttenreither will officiate. Visitation will be on Saturday, from 10AM until the time of service at the church.
Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg is assisting the family with arrangements. The family guestbook and condolences are available at schmidtschulta.com
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to St. John Lutheran Church, Tigerton.
Matthew 5:4, Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.