Rose Saunders Behling, nee Coghlan, age 83 of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on February 23rd, 2012

ROSE SAUNDERS BEHLING, nee Coghlan, age 83, of Lombard, died February 20 at Lexington Health Care, Lombard.

Visitation will be held Thursday, February 23 from 3 to 9 pm at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.

Funeral Service will be held Friday, February 24, with prayers at 9:30 AM from Brust Funeral Home to St. Pius X Church, Lombard, for 10 AM Mass.

Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois.

Mrs. Behling is survived by three sons, Edward Saunders of Chicago, John Saunders of Wheaton, and Bill (Laura) Saunders of Lombard; her daughter, Kathleen Camp of Naperville; seven (7) grandchildren, Robert (Emily), Sean (Dani), Jamie (Tim) Staab, Jessica, Kimberly, Shannon, and Kevin; her sister, Margaret Veron of Homer Glen; and many other relatives.

Mrs. Behling is preceded in death by her husbands, John C. Saunders, and Herman “Bud” Behling; her son, Robert; and 2 sisters.

Mrs. Behling was a resident of Lombard since the mid-1960’s.  She had attended DePaul University, was a graduate of Secretary School and earned her Associates Degree from College of DuPage.  Mrs. Behling had been a school Secretary for Briar Glen school in Wheaton during the 1970’s.  She had retired from Lucent in 1992 after 15 years of service as an Administrative Assistant.  Mrs. Behling had been a Volunteer at Good Samaritan Hospital.  She enjoyed walking, gardening, and reading.  Mrs. Behling was a former 35 year member of St. Pius X Church in Lombard.


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