Memorial services for Mark Allen Behmer, 66 of Norfolk, will be 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 15, 2023, at the Home for Funerals Chapel, 708 Georgia Avenue, Norfolk, NE. Reverend Mike Moreno will officiate. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5-7:00 p.m. at the Home for Funerals Chapel.
Mark passed away suddenly on March 9, 2023 at his home.
Mark was born on November 14, 1956, the son of Duane and LaVon (Praeuner) Behmer in Norfolk, Nebraska. He was raised in Norfolk and graduated from Norfolk Senior High School in 1975.
He worked at Gibson's and Island Supply and Co-owner of Quick Change Lube Center prior to starting his 39 year career with Nucor. He worked in Quality Control and later was a crane operator.
Mark loved, listening to his son play his grandfather’s saxophone, and was an avid car enthusiast. A Big Red Husker fan, and anticipated every football game! In his younger years he was a Golden Glove boxer, he enjoyed flying his Ultralight airplane, scuba-diving, snowmobiling, and motorcycling. He later enjoyed attending car shows, cooking for his family and friends, and hosting memorable boating trips. He took the greatest delight in spending time with his family and cruising in his sports car. He had a great love for Norfolk, and was very proud of being a Behmer son with the family history of Behmer’s Music Store and the Red Bull Lounge. Spending his life with his greatest love, his wife of 32 years Cindy.
Mark is survived by his wife, Cindy, his children: Bode Behmer, Joe (Rhyan) Greenough and Juanita (George Ortega) Van Engelen, nine grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; his siblings: Brad (Cindy) Behmer of Bellairs, MI, Tammy (Robert) Hamik of Douglas, WY, and Blake Behmer of Norfolk; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded death by his parents Duane and LaVon, Grandparents and sister-in-law, Docia Wilson.
Inurnment will be a later date at Little McDonald Lake in Minnesota.
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