Behm, Butch


Died: January 5, 2013

Clifford E. “Butch” Behm, Jr. age 66, of Peoria, passed away Saturday Jan. 5, 2013 at 12:45 p.m. at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born July 24, 1946 in Peoria to Clifford E. and Katherine (Scudder) Behm, Sr. He married Sandra Isonhart April 2, 1965 in Peoria. She survives along with his step-mother, Betty Behm of Hanna City, four sons: Clifford C. (Kayla) Behm of Peoria, Michael E. (Tammy) Behm of Creve Coeur, Steven Joseph “Joe” Behm of Peoria, Timothy (Cathy) Behm of Peoria, eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, six sisters and three brothers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, and one brother.

Butch worked at Caterpillar, Inc. for 30 years retiring in 2004. He was an avid Cubs fan. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, working in his back yard, and spending time with his family. He also loved his dog Missy and feeding his squirrels.

Funeral services will be Thursday Jan. 10, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services.

Burial will be in Swan Lake Memorial Gardens in Peoria.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate.

Please view Butch’s obituary online at

Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel

2021 N. University St.
Peoria, IL