John Douglas Behme


John Douglas Behme, age 44 of Worden, IL, died Friday, April 29, 2016, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO.

He was born on Wednesday, May 26, 1971, in Alton, IL, the son of John and Gail (nee Seeger) Behme.

On Saturday, September 07, 1996, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Worden, IL, he married Angela M. Behme nee Redman who survives.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Worden, IL; Operating Engineers Local 520, Granite City, IL.

He was born at Alton, IL and grew up in Worden, IL. He went to school at Trinity Lutheran School in Worden and graduated from Edwardsville High School in 1989. He became an Operating Engineer at age 19 and worked for Tom Allen Construction, Edwardsville; then worked for Keller Construction, Edwardsville, for 14 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, travelling and hiking with his family. He and his son Nick restored old cars. He truly loved spending time and being with his family.

Survivors include:
Wife – Angela M. Behme, nee Redman, Worden, IL
Son – Nicholas Scott Behme, Worden, IL
Daughter – Brooke Taylor Behme, Worden, IL
Father – John W. Behme, Worden, IL
Mother – Gail A. (Keith) Behme-Opel (nee Seeger), Edwardsville, IL
Sister – Leann (Daniel) Behme Eckhardt, Edwardsville, IL
Niece – Ashley Eckhardt, Edwardsville, IL
Niece – Alicia Eckhardt, Edwardsville, IL
Nephew – Dillon Redman, Hamel, IL
Nephew – Chris McCoy, Bethalto, IL
Father & Mother In-law – James L. & Jeannie S. (nee Harty) McCoy, Worden, IL
Maternal Grandmother – Mildred L. Seeger, Worden, IL
Sister In-law – Kimberly McCoy, Bethalto, IL
Brother In-law – Vince Redman, Hamel, IL
Brother In-law – Shane (Debbie) McCoy, Bethalto, IL
Paternal Grandmother In-law – Ann Redman, Benton, KY
Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Step-brothers & Step-sisters.

He was preceded in death by:
Step Mother – Mary Ellen Behme (nee Watsek)
Maternal Grandfather – Charles D. “Duke” Seeger
Paternal Grandparents – Edwin & Helen Behme (nee Neuhaus)
Best Friend – Scott Cunningham.

Arrangements are being handled by Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra, IL.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Sunday, May 01, 2016, and from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Monday, May 02, 2016, at Trinity Lutheran Church – Worden, IL.

Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Monday, May 02, 2016, at Trinity Lutheran Church – Worden, IL, with Rev. H.R. Curtis, Pastor, and Rev. James Lee, Assistant Pastor, officiating.

Interment will be at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Worden, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to Childrens’ College Fund.