Lloyd J. Behrens, born April 26, 1921, in Sterling, IL, the son of Fred and Emma (Folkers) Behrens.
attended Wallace Grade School and Sterling High School and graduated from Scovill Business College before enlisting in the U.S. Army, World War II.
He served in 90th Infantry Headquarters G-2 Section Counter Intelligence. Went to Military Intelligence School in Paris, France. The 90th Infantry landed on D-Day, Utah Beach, Normandy, with General Patton, 3rd Army. Participated in five Battles and Campaigns: Normandy, Northern France, Ardenns, Rhineland and Central Europe.
Married Marian Benson in Sterling. Two daughters, 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren.
Owned 2 businesses. Involved in numerous community activities.
Died Jan. 2, 2015.
Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Mulford Chapel; private burial services.
Source: Rockford Register Star 1/10/2015