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Stevens County
Minnesota

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Stevens County

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  • Morris Summit Cemetery


    Summit Cemetery
    Morris, Stevens County, Minnesota
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Frederick William Behmler (1895-1966) — also known as Fred W. Behmler — of Appleton, Swift County, Minn.; Morris, Stevens County, Minn. Born in Jordan, Scott County, Minn., February 2, 1895. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; physician; surgeon; member of Minnesota state senate 48th District, 1955-58; defeated, 1958. Lutheran. German ancestry. Member, American Medical Association; American Legion; Kiwanis; Freemasons; Shriners. Died, from a myocardial infarction, in Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., November 6, 1966 (age 71 years, 277 days). Interment at Summit Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Otto August Behmler (1864-1946) and Martha (Drager) Behmler (1871-1949); married, August 20, 1920, to Mathilda Ovedia Eidem (1894-1993).
      Behmler Hall, at the University of Minnesota Morris, is named for him.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial — Minnesota Legislator record


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