OBITUARY

Betty J. Behnken

September 25, 1930February 17, 2021

Betty Behnken, 90, of Dayton, OH passed away on February 17, 2021. Betty was born in Hartford City, IN to Minnie and Elmer Jones and was the youngest of their fourteen (14) children. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands: Yale Stocksdale Sr and Raymond Behnken; son: Steven Stocksdale and twelve of her siblings.

She is survived by her sister, Elly Barnes; her daughter in laws: Janet Chandler and Sharon Stocksdale; five grandchildren: Denise (Mike) Varner, Deana (Ray) Doherty, Jen Shapiro, Steve Stocksdale, and Valerie (Steve) Izikoff; nine (9) great-grandchildren: Ashley (Heath) Larson, Brock (fiancé Becca) Doherty, Keagan Shapiro, Brady Shapiro, Jaden Varner, Caleb Varner, Sean Izikoff, Marissa Izikoff, and Robb Izikoff; two great-great-grandchildren: Ainsley and Kace Larson; step-children: Karen Carney and Geri Mobley; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. A special thanks to Randy & Teri White and Mary Borger.

Thank you to Miller Farm Place for their wonderful care and loving home and to Hospice of Dayton.

A private graveside service will be held at Brick Memorial Park Cemetery on Wednesday, 02/24/21.

Betty was loved and will be missed by all.

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  • Private Graveside Service

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Alisa (Casada) Barnard

February 23, 2021

I wanted to share this pic of Uncle Ozzie, Aunt B and Ozzie was close and they both made such great memories in my life as a kid , The House in Hartford City has memories of cutting paper dolls out of old magazines , learning about gardens , sun flowers from uncle Ozzie and aunt b coming to town and going to rummage sales, and laying in the bed at night that was my great grandma minnies room , listening to the clock ticking thinking about how it was years ago when everyone was living there. Aunt B sending love to you in heaven , I know that you are with your loved ones , give everyone a big hug from me . We all love you 🙏

Alisa (Casada) Barnard

February 22, 2021

Family Aunt B loved everyone

Alisa (Casada) Barnard

February 22, 2021

Aunt B’s 2 handsome brothers

Alisa (Casada) Barnard

February 22, 2021

This is the house in Hartford City, Indiana a lot of great memories

Alisa (Casada) Barnard

February 22, 2021

This is a pic of Aunt B’s Dad (Elmer) the other guys I am not for sure who they was , but this pic was taken at the house in Hartford City that is still standing . My mom and I was at the house not long ago and talked about staying there all night as a kid, me , Rita, Pam and Rex would go stay with Ozzie sometimes and my mom would have great memories when she was young too.

Alisa (Casada) Barnard

February 22, 2021

Aunt B loved her family

Alisa (Casada) Barnard

February 22, 2021

Aunt B and her first husband Uncle Yale, They both was wonderful people ❤️

Alisa (Casada) Barnard

February 22, 2021

Aunt B with my grandma white (Aunt B’s sister) aunt b’s mom Minnie and Elly Aunt B’s sister

Alisa Casada Barnard

February 22, 2021

Aunt B , We love you , You had a beautiful smile, and your funny personality that always put a smile on our face . Nothing but good memories, I am posting some pics that my mom had of family. Sending our love and condolences to family and friends. From Sue (White) Casada, Alisa (Casada) Barnard and family

Alisa (Casada) Barnard

February 22, 2021

Aunt B was my great aunt, I have not seen Aunt B for years , but I have lots of fun , beautiful memories with her when I was younger, Aunt B would come to see Ozzie and my Grandma White and she would take me and Rita home with her and Yale, Aunt B was not only beautiful but she was also so much fun, she would wake up singing (what a beautiful morning) lol! Than she would drop us off at the big mall, we had so much fun, and a lot of laughs , I love you Aunt B , Thank you for all the fun memories, I pray that you know how much everyone loved you and appreciate your funny love. Sending my condolences to everyone and sending big hugs and love to you in Heaven 🙏❤️ Love you bunches

FROM THE FAMILY