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“To Jim's Family Great Guy I knew him through Business with Hytest Safety Shoe Service... He is my third Friend and Business Person to see gone this...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“To the Behnke Family,Jim and I were teammates on the Lincoln Basketball team and competed in many pick-up games on the local courts back in the day....Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Keith Keil - Scottsdale, AZ

“Kathy,My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. May God's grace give you the strength to get through this pain.Sally Wagner ”
3 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“My condolences to Jim's family. I have fond memories of competing against Jim a nd his WAF teammates. What started as a rivalry led to great...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Jay Lastusky - Red Lodge, MT

“on behalf of the Pointers (77-81), RIP Jim. Our prayers and thoughts his family and buddies.Jef Radtke ”
5 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“You will be missed. Rest in peace. ”
6 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“I first met Benks at a basketball tournament in Valders when St Paul and St Marys played. He was the star of the game and we got crushed. For some...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Lyle Krall - Madison, WI

“Kathy, I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your husband. My condolences go out to you and your family. Sending Prayers,Diane Kline ”
8 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Kathy, Michael and Eric,We are so very sorry for your loss. Jim will be missed by all who knew him. Our hearts are so heavy right now that we are...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Cindy and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and sending you prayers for strength. God bless you in this time of sorrow...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: JoAnn Ludka Boyson - Oshkosh, WI

“Sad to see another good one go. Had a great time at UWEC, lots of fond memories, some of them pretty fuzzy.Joe has someone to rebound for him now....Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Mike Morgan - Robbinsville, NC

“Kathy I am sending you and your boys extra strength and courage to help get through the upcoming days, weeks, months. Know that you have a friend to...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Kathy Jaeger - Winneconne, WI

“Kathy and the Behnke Family- I am heartfully sorry for your loss- Ed Jackson Greencastle PA ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: Ed Jackson - Greencastle, PA

“To The Behnke Family...so sorry for your loss.I was lucky to have played basketball with Jim at Lincoln...Jim was class act on the court, a star no...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Paul Meder - Thousand Oaks, CA

“So sorry for your loss, prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. We will not be able to make the funeral, due to being out of state. ...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: A friend

“Kathy;I'm so sorry to learn of the loss of Jim. I will be praying for you and your family as you go through this very difficult time.God's blessings...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Paula Fricke - Manitowoc, WI

“Kathy and Family: <br />I am so incredibly sorry for this tremendous and unthinkable loss. Having been through the same thing last year after...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Linda Cartales - FL - family

“A great basketball player in high school and college and tough as nails when we played him in softball. One of the best athletes every from...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Fuzz Feltman - Menomonee Falls, WI

“Kathy and family:We are so sorry. Jim was a GREAT guy. He left us much too early. We will be praying for you and the boys. ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: Mark and Sharon Gruber - CA


20 of 21 | Posted by: Pete & Chris Honzik - Manitowoc, WI

“Kathy,I cannot how saddened I was to hear of Jim's passing. We spent a lot of time together and he was a great friend and someone I looked up to. As...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Mike Ladwig - Sheboygan, WI


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James was born on November 11, 1958 and passed away on Friday, May 12, 2017.

James was a resident of Wisconsin.

Jim attended Lincoln High School. He was graduated with the class of 1977. He was graduated in 1981 with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration.

Funeral services will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday May 17 2017 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Waldo 1121 North 14th Street Manitowoc. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Dave Beaudry. Relatives and friends may call at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Waldo on Wednesday from 3 p.m. until the time of services at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers memorials would be appreciated for a memorial fund being established in Jims memory.

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