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Jeremy Behnke

Jeremy Behnke Jeremy Behnke

Jeremy Dale Behnke, age 36, of Dorchester, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at his residence.

A funeral service was held at 12 (noon) on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, at Saint Peter Lutheran Church in Dorchester with Rev. Shawn Andersen presiding. Family and friends were invited to gather on Tuesday at the church from 9 a.m. until time of the service. Committal service will be held privately at a later time. The honor of pallbearer belonged to Ky Degroot, Vince Rau, Nathan Bruce, AJ Behnke, Gene Henke, Brian Dombroski, Tim Schwecke and Kora Reynolds.

Jeremy was born Nov. 12, 1982, in Marshfield, the son of David and Sandy (Geiger) Behnke. He was a Colby High School graduate, later attending some technical school classes. He had worked for Four-Star Marketing as a processing engineer. On April 18, 2017, he was united in marriage to Danielle Moberg. They later divorced.

Jeremy enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling and spending time in Mexico and Colorado or any place with sandy beaches and water. Other interests included being outdoors on his snowboard, playing guitar and golfing, and was proud to be one of the Milwaukee Brewers “Greatest Fans.”

Survivors include his parents, David and Sandra Behnke of Dorchester; his brother, Matt (Jonelle) Behnke of Wausau; his niece, Lily Behnke of Wausau; and his maternal grandmother, Geraldine Geiger of Dorchester. Jeremy is further survived by his English Bulldog, Penny; his chickens, Harriet and Becky; and his cat, Snooches; along with many aunts and uncles, cousins and friends who loved him.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Norbert Geiger; and his paternal grandparents, Dale and Irene Behnke.

If desired, the family is accepting memorials in Jeremy’s name for a charity to be determined.

His arrangements are under the care of Life Tributes Funeral Home-Spencer. Please visit to share thoughts and condolences.

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