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Gail Behrens

BONNE TERRE — Gail Lois (Sanders) Behrens, 67, of Bonne Terre passed away February 8, 2018. She was born October 9, 1950, in St. Louis. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Park Hills. Gail was a retired Lutheran school teacher and also taught in the Head Start program in Jefferson County and the Jefferson County Sherriff’s Department as a Deputy.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Sanders and Loretta (Ladusaw) Saunders; brother, William Sanders, two sisters, Gloria McGraw and Margie Kloster; son-in-law, Kent Freeman Swart.

Gail is survived by her husband, David Behrens; five daughters, Mandie Swart, Wendy Henderson and husband, Dennis, April Steffen and husband Tommy, Martha Pippin and fiancé John, Christina Millerbaugh and husband Michael; twelve grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; four sisters, Elnora Treoger, Elizabeth Prater, Edith Ann Fortuna and Etta Janes.

A memorial service will be Monday, February 12, 2018, at 3 p.m. at the Amvets Post 42 in Herculaneum. Arrangements were under the care of C. Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Bonne Terre. View obituary and share condolences online at



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