Kathryn Behling (Bettcher)

Kathryn Behling (Bettcher)

August 18, 1947 – December 2, 2020
Age 73 of Lakeville, passed away December 2, 2020 after a brief illness. Preceded in death by parents, Carol and Paul Bettcher. Kathryn became a teacher because she loved children, teaching elementary school until her retirement. She enjoyed socializing and kept very active dancing and golfing, while her favorite activity was jazzercise. Her bright smile will always be remembered. Kathryn grew up in Minnesota, then lived for many years in California. She returned to Minnesota in July of 2018. Survived by son, David Behling and daughter, Jennifer Behling, siblings Sanford Bettcher (partner Judy), Gail Fink (Dennis), Laurel Kann (Kevin), Paul Bettcher (Juanita), grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. Special thanks to the staff at The Moments of Lakeville, who took such excellent care of Kathryn and to hospice nurse, Rebecca, for her kind and gentle care. Due to Covid-19, further plans for a funeral are deferred for the time being. (Published in the Star Tribune on December 6, 2020)