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Joyce V. (Behnke) Karg , Age 95

June 30, 1926 --November 24, 2021

Joyce V. (Behnke) Karg, 95, of Baraboo passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. Joyce was born on June 30, 1926 in Ableman (Rock Springs) the daughter of Walter and Elsa (Pfaff) Behnke. She attended grade school in Ableman and Baraboo High School, graduating in 1944. On June 18, 1947 she married Frederick F. Karg and together they raised three sons.

She is survived by sons William (Pamela) and Gary of Baraboo; five grandchildren, Andrea, Sarah, Kimberly, Adam, Katherine, and seven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister, Donna (Gerald) Brooks and a brother James H. Behnke, and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Frederick in 1989, son Wayne in 2006 and former daughter-in-law Carolyn in 2012. She also was preceded in death by two brothers, infant Arnold Behnke and Durlin (Budd) Behnke and four sisters, Lois Hartung, Pearl Edwards, Elizabeth Severson, and Norma Caflisch.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 11 a.m. at St. Johns Lutheran Church, 624 East St., Baraboo with Pastor Tim Kuske officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be at Rock Hill Cemetery following the service.

Memorials may be made to St. Johns Evangelical Lutheran School, Baraboo.

The family would like to thank Edwin and Raymond Green and Peggy Miller for their friendship with Joyce, and Linda Hanusa for being her caregiver.

The Redlin-Ertz Funeral Home is assisting the family.


Robbi Zimmerman November 25, 2021

Friends Baraboo , Wisconsin

Very Sorry for your loss!!! Tracy and Robbi Zimmerman