Behm, Kurt S., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved husband, brother, and uncle passed away early Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at Covenant – Cooper, following a lengthy illness. Age 57 years. Kurt was born January 13, 1954, in Elmhurst, Illinois, the son of the late William and Harriet (Meland) Behm. He graduated from Western Michigan University. He had been employed in sales with area auto dealerships, retiring due to illness in 2008. He attended Bethlehem Lutheran Church. He was an avid sports fan and loved watching sports with his special nephew, Gregory Cornejo II. He married Jean M. Cornejo on December 7, 1986, in Hawaii; she survives him. He also leaves two brothers and two sisters, William and Margaret Behm Jr., Oscoda; Dean and Lisa Behm, Pennsylvania; Toni and Terry Brown, California; Holly and David Manaker, Texas; many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law in the Cornejo family; many nieces, nephews and their families. Funeral service will take place at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 18, 2011, at the W.L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, where his family will receive friends from 2:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday. Rev. Michael R. Korte will officiate. Another service is being planned for later in the spring, for out-of-state family members. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Neighborhood House.