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Ella Mae Behrens
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 • Posted January 16, 2014

Ella Mae Behrens, of Mountain Home and formerly of Mason passed away on Friday January 10, 2014, at home at the age of 87.

Ella was born on November 12, 1926, in Mason County to Wesley Eckert and Meta Gross Eckert. She married Gratton O. Behrens. Ella was a devoted, dedicated and loving wife and mother who enjoyed hunting and fishing with her husband. She loved to crochet and make quilts for her family. Raising chickens brought her much joy and entertainment. Ella loved farming and ranching and living in the country. She was a woman of strong faith and was part of the Sunshine Class at First United Methodist Church of Mason.

Ella is survived by her two sons Danny Behrens and his wife Emily of Mountain Home, Kelsey Behrens and his wife Francis of Mason three grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, her brothers Louis and Milton Eckert and her sister Dorothy Mogford.

A graveside service was held on Monday, January 13, 2013 in the Gooch Cemetery in Mason at 2:00 p.m.with pastors Wade Powell and Colleen Haley officiating.

Condolences may be sent to the family on-line at

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Mason Funeral Home.

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