Thomas H. Behrman, age 85, of Marceline died Monday, September 10, 2012 at Life Care Center in Brookfield, MO. Tom was born at Bucklin, Missouri on August 22, 1927 to Walter and Dorothy (Burk) Behrman. He married Dorothie F. Brown on September 18, 1967 and she survives him.
Tom was a graduate of the Bucklin High School and a Veteran of the United States Army. He had been a Postmaster for the United States Postal Service, a member of the United Methodist Church in Bucklin, Masonic Lodge #481 of Marceline, Tri County Shrine Club, Circus Chairman for many years, Bucklin American Legion, and an area resident most of his life.
He is survived by his wife Dorothie, of the home; one son, Mike Behrman and wife Karen, Marceline; one brother George Behrman and wife Claudine, Bucklin; four grandchildren, Michael Deon Behrman, Michele Sue McCrary, Angela Kay Phillips and husband Josh; and Clayton Thomas Behrman, two step grandchildren, Lori Ann Porter and husband Al; and Robert Chuck Daniels and wife Nina; eight great grandchildren, five step great grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, four step great-great grandchildren, two nieces, Belinda Coe and husband Gilbert, and Colleen Brown, one nephew, Mike Brown and wife Denise, several great and great-great nieces and nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Gerald, one niece Laura Behrman, and one nephew Jerry Brown.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, September 13, 2012 at Delaney Funeral Home in Marceline with Rev. Monty Montgomery officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be in the High Hill Cemetery east of Marceline. Visitation will be held Thursday, September 13 from 9 until 10:30 AM with a Masonic service at 10:30 AM at the funeral home in Marceline. Pallbearers will be Deon Behrman, Clay Behrman, Josh Phillips, Tylor Holden, Jordan Tibbs, and Kevin Behrman. Memorials may be made to Marceline Nutrition Center or Shriners Children’s Hospital and these may be left at or mailed to Delaney Funeral Home 1720 N. Missouri Ave., Marceline, MO 64658.