Mrs. Lillie Catherine Von Behren, formally of rural New Haven, passed away 7 May 1978, at St. Francis Mercy Hospital in Washington where she had been a patient for the past two weeks.
Born on 29 Sep 1884, at Swiss,, she was the daughter of the late Michael Wettling and wife, nee Mary Jane Finton.
Mrs. Von Behren attained the age of 93 years, 7 months and 19 days.
On 14 Dec 1909, she was united in marriage to Fritz Von Behren at Stony Hill. Mr. Von Behren preceded his wife in death in 1974.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Elmer (Pearl) Groeper of Washington and Mrs. Herald (Opal) Oberg of Rt 1, New Haven; seven grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Mrs. Von Behren was a member of Bethany United Church of Christ near Berger and was the oldest member of that church.
Funeral services were held 10 May at Bethany UCC with interment in the church cemetery.
New Haven Leader 11 May 1978