THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Gloria J. Behling
Issue Date: August 9, 2018
Gloria J. Behling (Bunn), 65, New Franken, formerly of Oconto Falls, died Sunday morning, Aug. 5, 2018, at Anna's House in New Franken. She was born Dec. 16, 1952 in Oconto Falls to Leonard Laabs and Florence Peters-Taylor.
She attended Oconto Falls Public Schools and graduated high school with the class of 1971. Because her parents owned and operated the Falls Family Restaurant for many years, she grew up in the restaurant and worked there for many years.
In 1971, she married Jerry Bunn and they had three sons together. Over the years, Gloria was involved in Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Red Hatters, Boy Scouts, and Friends of the Library. On Dec. 25, 1991, she married Eugene Behling at Grace Lutheran Church. Together the couple shared 18 years together, taking good care of each other, and being able to laugh at the simplest events of everyday life.
Survivors are her three sons, Adam (Jennifer) Bunn, DePere; Josh Bunn, Green Bay; Zachary (Tonya) Bunn, Green Bay; three daughters, Karen Cejka, Dayton, OH; Kathy (Tom) Kruse, Brookfield; Terry Bishop, Columbus, NC; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one brother, Jerry (Carole) Heling, Newton Lake.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Eugene in 2012, one siste,r Judy Duffy-Neal and an infant brother.
Visitation will be held from 3 to 6 pm Thursday, Aug. 9, at Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls. Funeral services will be held 6 pm Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery, Oconto Falls.