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BEHEN Robert Edward Stanton

BEHEN Robert Edward Stanton[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

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  • Name BEHEN Robert Edward Stanton 
    Nickname Bob 
    Born 28 Sep 1918  St. Charles, St. Charles Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Birth certificate list middle name as Stanton
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 6 Oct 1918  St. Charles Bommomeo Church, St. Charles City, St. Charles Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Robert E. Behen baptismal certificate list middle name as Edward.
    Residence 13 Jan 1920  Balboa Canal Zone Panama Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Child 
    • The 1920 census list Ed Behen as Ed Rehen making it a bit difficult to track the family down at this point in history. The family was living in Panama while Ed was working on the canal. It is interesting to note the family was living next door to four Catholic priest.
    Emigration 20 Apr 1921  Port of New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • After working on the Panama Canal, Ed Behen and family returned to the U.S. on April 20th, 1921. They arrived back home on the ship "Panama", Ed listed their U.S. address as 505 Clark Street, St. Charles MO. Father Jack (Michael John) was born while the family was in Panama and Bob "fell over board" while on the ship. According to family legend he fell into a lifeboat on the side of the ship.
    Graduation 1936  Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address:
    Smith-Cotton High School 
    Retired 1981  Sedalia, Pettis, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address:
    Wellers Men's Wear 
    Buried
    Entrance
    Entrance
    The entrance to Calvary Catholic cemetery in Sedalia, MO. The Calvary cemetery is part of a larger cemetery known as Crown Hill cemetery.
    Headstone Robert Behen
    Headstone Robert Behen
    Robert Edward/Stanton Behen was the son of Ed and Leona Behen. Father to five living Behen children and many grandchildren and great grandchildren
    Robert Behen military marker
    Robert Behen military marker
    Robert Behen served as a 1st lieutenant in the 5th armored division during the second world war. He received many decorations and citations.
    Person ID I4  Behen
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2017 

    Father BEHEN Edward Stanton,   b. 12 Dec 1888, Bloomington, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 20 Feb 1959, Calvary Cemetery, Sedalia, Pettis Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother KELLY Francis Leona,   b. 15 Jul 1888, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1952, State Hospital #3, Vernon Co., MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 6 Sep 1915  St. Charles Bommomeo Church, St. Charles City, St. Charles Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Marriage certificate list Edward Stanton home as Ferguson and Leona Elizabeth as St. Charles.
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ASH Mary Lou 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. BEHEN Robert Patrick
     4. Living
     5. Living
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Robert Stanton Edward Behen
    Robert Stanton Edward Behen
    Son of Edward and Leona Kelly Behen
    Bob's sailboat
    Bob's sailboat
    Bob built this sailboat!
    Ed Behen children
    Ed Behen children
    Photo was taken the day of Ed Behen's funeral.
    Frank, Bob and Jack in Panama.
    Frank, Bob and Jack in Panama.
    WW II service
    WW II service
    Bob Behen's football picture and team mates
    Bob Behen's football picture and team mates
    These are newspaper clipings of Bob and his football team mates. All the boys were members of the Smith Cotton H.S. football team, go tigers!
    Bob's sailboat
    Bob's sailboat
    Pictured in the sailboat is Danny Weller and Dick Behen.
    Bob Behen and Dick Behen
    Bob Behen and Dick Behen
    Taken at Ed Behen home after the death of Ed Behen.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Birth Certificate-Robert Stanton Behen, 49938 (Reliability: 3).
      September 28, 1918

    2. [S10] Social Securtiy Death Index-Robert E. Behen (Reliability: 3).
      Born: 28 September 1918

      Death25 September 1998

    3. [S11] U.S. Veterans Cemeteries (Reliability: 2).
      Robert E. Behen
      1st Lt. U.S. Army WW II

    4. [S12] U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records (Reliability: 2).
      Gives vitals and enlistment details

    5. [S21] Military Record and Report of Separation--Discharge papers, Discharge papers (Reliability: 3).
      Honorably discharged from 47th AFA Bn, 5th Armored Divison--December 18, 1945
      Rank: 1st Lt.
      Military occupation: Communications Officer
      Battles and Campaigns: Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland and Central Europe
      Decorations: European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Campaing Ribbon with five bronze stars and American Defense Service Ribbon.
      Enlisted from November 25 1940 to January 31 1946

      *see document for further detail

    6. [S1] Birth Certificate-Robert Stanton Behen.

    7. [S83] Baptism-St. Charles Borromeo, St. Charles, MO-Robert E. Behen (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S22] 1920 Balboa, Panama Canal Zone-Edward S. Rehen, Roll: T625_2042; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 1; Image: 32. (Reliability: 3).
      Living in Panama

    9. [S23] Ship manifest (S.S. Panama), Ship manifest (Reliability: 3).
      Family returned to the United States on the S.S. Panama from Christobal Canal Zone, Panama on April 20, 1921. Edward S. Behen (father) had been working on the Panama Canal as an machinest/engineer.

    10. [S171] Military Papers-Robert E Behen, Military discharge and service records.

    11. [S170] Obituary-Robert E Behen, Obituary; 26 September 1998.

    12. [S170] Obituary-Robert E Behen, Obituary-Robert E Behen.

    13. [S5] Marriage Certificate-Leona and Edward Behen (Reliability: 3).