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Mary (Peggy) M (Young) Behr

April 6, 1923 ~ February 25, 2020 (age 96)


Mary (Peggy) M. Behr, age 96, of Sidney, OH passed away at 1:15 a.m. on Tues., Feb. 25, 2020, at Landings of Sidney.

Peggy was born April 6, 1923 in Sidney to the late Oscar and Anna (Holder) Young. On Sept. 9, 1943 at Holy Angels Church she married Sylvester “Si” Behr, who preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 2012.

She is survived by son Michael C. Behr and wife Connie of Sidney, grandchildren, Lori and W. Shawn Erfmeier of Columbus, IN, Kevin and Nicole Behr of Sidney and four great-grandchildren Ava Behr, Leyton Erfmeier, Lucy Behr and Spencer Erfmeier.

She was preceded in death by six sisters, Dortha (Kenny) McDowell, Roseann (Huitt) Lawhead, Frieda (Al) Hance, Ruth “Pud” (Carl) Evans, Pauline Phelps, Lenita Chapman; four brothers, Paul Young, Webster (Elaine) Young, Eugene (Aribelle) Young and Lawrence (Marjorie) Young, and sister-in-laws, Marilyn (Robert) Parr, Marjorie (Bud) Kendall and Alberta “Bertie” (Bob) Palmisano.

Peggy was employed at Monarch Machine Tool and retired from General Highway, and was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church.  She was a loving, devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who enjoyed walking, reading and never met a stranger and loved conversations with all (a real people person).

Friends may call on Sunday, March 1, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney. Viewing hours will also be Monday, March 2, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. at Adams Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial will follow at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church with Father Frank Amberger officiating. Interment will be held at Graceland Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lehman Catholic High School and Wilson Hospice in memory of Peggy Behr. Condolences may be expressed to the Behr family online at

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March 1, 2020

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Adams Funeral Home
1401 Fair Road
Sidney, Ohio 45365

Mass of Christian Burial
March 2, 2020

10:30 AM
Holy Angels Catholic Church
324 S. Ohio Ave.
Sidney, Ohio 45365

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