Donald Behner

SALEM–Donald Behner, 94, went home with the Lord on Feb. 16, 2019 at Brookdale of Salem. He was born Aug. 13, 1924.

Donald was retired from the United States Department of Agriculture.

He is survived by the love of his life, Edna (Thompson) Behner, whom he married Dec. 1, 1952; daughters, Debra (Roger) Elder and Donna (Darrell) Baker; son, Gary Behner; brothers, Dwight and Bruce Behner; and grandchildren, Rebecca (John) Byzon, Daniel (Maria) Elder, Courtney (Seth) Suggett, Brent (Emily) Barker and Luke Behner, along with four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Harold; sister, Dorothy; and daughter-in-law, Lynn.

Per request a private service will be held. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Goshen- Butler Township Community Fund at PO Box 33. Damascus, Ohio 44619 (

Arrangements by Dean’s Funeral Home 330-938-2744

Condolences may be sent to www.dean’


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