Behm, Karen M.
Karen M. Behm, age 69, of Waupaca, WI, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Thursday, February 18, 2021.
She was born February 27, 1951 in Waupaca, WI, daughter of Edward and Marian (Johannes) Christensen. On April 25, 1970, Karen married Robert L. Behm at First United Methodist Church in Waupaca and together through the years they raised six children. She loved gardening, going to horse pulls, having morning coffee at the Rose Garden, and spending time with the love of her life, Bob. Above all, she loved her family…and proved it every day. Karen will be deeply missed by all of her loving family and many friends.
Karen is survived by her husband of 50 years, Robert Behm of Waupaca; her six children: Brenda (Brian) Lunde of Waupaca, Chris (Alicia) Behm of Ogdensburg, Denise Behm of Appleton, Amy Schuelke of Waupaca, Jill Behm of Waupaca, and Robert Behm Jr. of Waupaca; nine grandchildren: Aarich (fianceé, Autumn Ferg) Curtis of Ogdensburg, Kassandra (special friend, Joe Martz) Rode of Waupaca, Kimberly (special friend, Lakota Vaughan) Rode of Manawa, Carryn Schuelke of Waupaca, Shawn Behm of Ogdensburg, Mason Behm of Ogdensburg, Mariyha (Nate) Bricco of Waupaca, Sieanna (Steve) Laux of Waupaca, and Brennya Lunde of Manawa; six great-grandchildren: Carsyn, Addilyn, Jaxsyn, Jacoby, Ryker and Rylan; her mother, Marian Christensen of Iola; two brothers, Tom (special friend, Susan) Christensen of Waupaca and Tim (Sue) Christensen of Neenah; and also by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Edward Christensen.
A Private Family Funeral Service is being held. There will be a Celebration of Karen’s Life on Saturday, February 27, 2021 (her birthday) at 3:00 p.m. at the Crystal Lounge, 1332 Churchill Street, Waupaca, WI. The Holly Funeral Home of Waupaca is assisting the family with arrangements.