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Earl A. Behnke Jr.

April 23, 1950 — February 17, 2023



Earl A. Behnke Jr., 72, of Sheboygan, passed away on Friday, February 17, 2023 at St. Nicholas Hospital.  He was born April 23, 1950 in Marinette to the late Earl A. and Elvina (Hultman) Behnke.  Earl graduated from Sheboygan South High School with the Class of 1969.

On March 23, 1974 he was united in marriage to Kathleen Raditski.

Earl enjoyed NASCAR and all other forms of auto racing. He liked the outdoors and spent a lot of time camping. His family was very important to him, he loved spending time with them up north creating many lasting memories.

Earl is survived by his sons; Rodney (Jenny) Behnke and Brad Raditski, his grandsons Zack Raditski and Nelson Holland, sister Sandra (David) Grulkowski, brother Brian Behnke.  He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Earl was preceded in death by his parents and sister Karen Behnke.

A Celebration of Earl’s Life will be held on Friday, February 24, 2023 from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Bulitz Pumpkin Farm, N6327 Rangeline Rd. Kohler.

The family would like to express their gratitude to his niece and caregiver Stacy for all her care, compassion and support over the years.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Earl A. Behnke Jr., please visit our flower store.

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Friday, February 24, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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