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Rosa Lee Behrens

November 11, 1929 — December 23, 2021

Rosa (Rose) Lee L “Cramer” Behrens, 92, of Kalispell peacefully passed away at home on December 23rd 2021.

Rose was born in Ronan, Mt on November 11th 1929 to Oscar E. Cramer and Dorothy V. Cramer. Rose was the second of four children. As a small child she moved to Kalispell with her parents, where she lived most of her life and raised her daughter, Terry Learn.

Rose worked as a switchboard operator as young women for many years. Later she worked at the Kalispell police department where she retired.

Rose met and married Harold “Jack” Behrens later in life, they were married for 19 years till his passing in 2007. They enjoyed traveling, camping & visiting friends at Sykes together.

Rose had a big heart and a very soft spot for all animals, especially her dog Timmy. She enjoyed working in her flower beds but most of all she loved huckleberry picking, something she had done since she was young. Even at the age of 92 she talked about huckleberry picking. Rose had many wonderful and interesting stories from her long life on this earth that were enjoyed by many family and friends. She was full of life and loved her family very much.

Rose was proceeded in death by, parents Oscar E. Cramer and Dorothy V. Cramer; sisters Doris Cramer and Hazel Hill; husband Harold “ Jack” Behrens.

Rose is survived by daughter, Terry Learn; sister Shirley Sutton; Three grandchildren, Five great grandchildren and Seven great-great grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at 11am Thursday, December 30th, at Buffalo Hill Funeral Home  with a burial afterwards at Glacier Memorial Gardens. Friends are encouraged to visit our website at to leave notes of condolences for the family. Buffalo Hill Funeral Home and Crematory caring for the family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rosa Lee Behrens, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, December 30, 2021

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1890 US-93
Kalispell, MT 59901

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