David Behl

  • Born: November 23, 1954
  • Died: May 2, 2018
  • Location: Baraboo, Wisconsin

Koepsell-Zeidler Funeral & Cremation Services, Columbus

146 South Dickason Boulevard
Columbus, WI 53925

Tel. (920) 623-3150

Tribute & Message From The Family

David R. Behl, age 63 passed away on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Greenbriar Assisted Living in Baraboo, WI. He was born on November 23, 1954 the son of Robert and Janet Behl. He grew up in Columbus, WI attending Zion Lutheran School and Columbus High School.

While growing up he helped his father Robert on the family farm doing chores, baling hay, driving tractors and raising various farm animals. He enjoyed doing some photography, playing basketball in the barn with friends and hitting golf balls into the cow pasture from the back yard.

David, while in high school, participated in the golf program, played trumpet in the band, and participated in the solo and ensembles, being accompanied by his mother Janet during those competitions. David graduated from Columbus High School in 1973.

After graduating, David traveled to Spain with his AFS brother Miguel Cobos. He also traveled throughout the United States. David worked for several years with US Cellular.

David is survived by his father Robert, sisters Nancy (Kevin) Weisensel and Chris Behl, all of Columbus, WI. He is further survived by many cousins, nieces, nephews, 7 grandnieces, 1 grandnephew, along with other friends. He was preceded in death by his mother Janet in November 2017 and numerous uncles, aunts and other cousins.

A celebration of David's life will be held in conjunction with his mother Janet's celebration of life on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Columbus Country Club in Fireman's Park from 1:00 – 4:00pm.

Special thanks to the Greenbriar staff over the last 4 years and their hospice service during the last month. Special thanks also to Koepsell – Zeidler Funeral Home and Pastor Sandy Schieble in assisting the family.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Nan, so sad to hear of your bother's passing! My thoughts are with you and your family as you celebrate his life.

Posted by Chris Jordan - Portage, WI - Coworker   June 10, 2018

Thinking of you all, Uncle Bob, Nancy, Chris. Sorry to see this. Love to you all, Jan Goodland-Metz and Family.

Posted by Jan Goodland-Metz - RI - Family   May 05, 2018

Chris, I'm sorry for your loss. I can empathize.

Posted by Gail Long - Stanford, KY - Family   May 05, 2018

I am so sorry at David's passing. He was always a pleasant, talented, quiet person. I am thinking of Mr. Behl, Nancy, and Chris and sending my sympathy. Shelley Joan Weiss

Posted by Shelley Joan Weiss - Sun Prairie, WI - Friend   May 05, 2018

We will all be together again someday♥

Posted by Nancy Wellnitz - Columbus, WI - Friend   May 04, 2018

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