Douglas M. 'Doug' Behrens

Sept. 15, 1923 - Dec. 5, 2011

Douglas M. "Doug" Behrens of Waukesha died after a short illness Monday, Dec. 5, 2011, at the age of 88. Doug was born in Greenwood on Sept. 15, 1923, a son of Frederick and Helen Behrens.

He worked as an inspector for Wisconsin Centrifugal until his retirement in 1985. Doug was an avid Packers and Brewers fan. His greatest joy was spending time with his family. Doug proudly served his country in the U.S. Army.

Doug will be dearly missed by his children, Roxy (Bill) Jaeger, Sue St.Claire, Marcia (Doug) Ensinger, Charlene Barrera, Barbara Sprang, Gail (Marc) Rizer, Brenda (Rex) Aldrich, Jeff (Danell) Behrens and Julie (Joe) Luera; 15 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a brother, Tom Behrens. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. funeral service Friday, Dec. 9, at the Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Burial with military honors will immediately follow the service at Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For the online obituary or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.