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Diane C. Behm

Obituary for Diane C. Behm

November 11, 1958 - July 19, 2021
Madison, Wisconsin | Age 62


Diane C. Behm, 62, of Madison, peacefully went to be with God on Monday, July 19, 2021 at St. Mary's Care Center in Madison, Wisconsin after an 18 year battle with Parkinson's disease.

A memorial gathering for Diane will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam. A memorial service will begin at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. Philip Heyer officiating.

Diane was born on November 11, 1958 the daughter of Lawrence E. and Meta F. (Borth) Behm in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. She was a faithful lifelong member of St. Stephen's Ev. Lutheran Church, where she was baptized and confirmed. Diane was a Beaver Dam High School graduate. She had been employed for many years at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison as a registered nurse. Diane was an inspiration to many. She cared for life, people, and animals like no other. She fostered numerous cats and lovingly nursed them back to health all while she was dealing with her many health issues. Diane also enjoyed going camping.

Diane is survived by her brothers and sisters: Randy (Bev) Behm of Beaver Dam, Sue DeStefano of Sierra Vista, AZ, Jeff (Julie) Behm of Muskego, WI and Janet (James) DeVries of Randolph; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Donald, her brother-in-law Dennis DeStefano and many aunts and uncles.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to the many dedicated caregivers who have helped Diane tremendously throughout the years allowing her to remain in her own home. Especially to Mattie and Sandy who have become dear friends. Your kindness will always be remembered.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

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