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Eunice Behlmer

Jan. 11, 1918-April 8, 2012

Eunice C. "Charlee" Behlmer, 94, of Detroit Lakes, died Sunday, April 8, 2012 at Emmanuel Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes.

A mass of Christian burial is set for 1 p.m. Friday, April 13 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Detroit Lakes, with visitation for one hour prior to services.

Eunice Charlotte Radebaugh was born January 11, 1918 near Grandin, N.D. She attended Bohnsack High School in Trail County, near Grandin. After high school she enrolled at Dakota Business College in Fargo, graduating in 1938.

Eunice was united in marriage to M. James "Jim" Rodger in Fargo. Later Eunice was united in marriage to Norman Behlmer in Galena, Ill.

Surviving Eunice are her children, Beverly (Donald) Kraft of Bemidji, Mary Pat (Douglas) Smart of Shelby Twp, Mich., Michael (Marilyn) Rodger of Lakeville, Minn., Judith Ellen Rodger of Fargo and Donnie Rodger of Moorhead. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren and several great grandchildren along with cousins, nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents; first husband, Jim Rodger; second husband, Norman Behlmer; grandchildren, Jimmy and Brian along with three brothers and four sisters.

The David Donehower Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.