Behlke, Dorothy I.

Dorothy I. Behlke (nee Kroneker), 93 of Lorain, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020. She was a huge Cleveland Indians fan who also loved playing Bingo.  Her biggest joy was her family.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Karen Reaser (Martin), Lewis Behlke (Kathy), and Ronald Behlke (Dianne); daughter in law, Janet Behlke; 16 grandchildren; 35 great grandchildren; 9 great, great grandchildren; a sister, Jeanette Bechtold; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Caroline Kroneker; husband, Michael Behlke; children, Larry Behlke and Beverly Donnally; brother, Eugene Kroneker; and a granddaughter, Brianna Crum.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the American Heart Association.

The family will receive friends at the Original Glorious Apostolic Church, 995 Foster Ave., Elyria on Friday from 5-8pm and on Saturday from 10:00am – 11:00 am. The funeral service will be held at the church on Saturday at 11:00 am. The interment will be private.

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