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December 22, 1929 – Friday, July 11, 2014

Service Information
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Buffalo, MN
Thursday, July 17, 2014
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Peterson Chapel in Buffalo, MN
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
4-8 P.M.

Corrinne Mary-Therese Behrenbrinker, age 84 of rural Buffalo passed away July 11, 2014 at Park View Care Center, Buffalo surrounded by family.

She was born on December 22, 1929 in St. Paul, MN the daughter of Daniel & Lauretta Sharkey Sullivan. Corrinne graduated from Central High School in St. Paul, MN. Corrinne was a home maker and active partner in managing the family farm. Corrinne was an active, faithful member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church throughout her life. She belonged to the National Catholic Society of Foresters where she served as local chapter president, ACCW-Archdiocese Council of Catholic Women, Resurrection Choir. She was dedicated in supporting her husband and children’s interests. Corrinne enjoyed many hobbies including gardening, reading, ceramics, and needlework. Corrinne’s love of life and family now goes peacefully onto our Lord.

Corrinne is survived by: children: Gail (Bruce) Brong, Michael Behrenbrinker, Stephen (Patti) Behrenbrinker, Andrea Ahlm, Marie (William) Behrenbrinker Wolk, Carol (Scott) Haarstad, Donna (Monty) Finnell, Alan Behrenbrinker, Brian (Kim) Behrenbrinker; fourteen grandchildren, eight great grandchildren; relatives and friends.

Corrinne is preceded in death by her loving husband of sixty-four years: Harvey, parents: Daniel and Lauretta Sullivan, granddaughter: Ava Lee Behrenbrinker, sisters: Delores Deane, Elaine Conley, Celeste Borg, Rita Deane.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday July 16, 2014 at the Peterson Chapel in Buffalo from 4-8pm (7:30 prayer service).

A Mass of Christian Burial for Corrinne Behrenbrinker will be held on Thursday July 17, 2014 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Buffalo at 11am. Father Nathaniel Meyers will be the Celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Francis Cemetery.

Casket Bearers: Sebastian Brong, Andrew Behrenbrinker, Patrick Ahlm, Nicholas Ahlm, Michael Haarstad, Robert Haarstad, Cullen Finnell.
Honorary Casket Bearers will be Corrinne’s Grandchildren: Holly Janni, Corrinne Brong, Jon Behrenbrinker, Jennifer Mueller, Aaron Finnell, Darian Behrenbrinker, Braden Behrenbrinker.

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in her memory to St. Francis Xavier Church Preservation Fund.

1 Guestbook Entry

  1. Linda Glunz

    To all of the family,
    My prayers go out to you at this difficult time. Losing one’s parents is a life changing event. May you find strength in each other as you go forward in life.


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