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Kimberly A. Behner

Kimberly A. Behner, 48, of LaGrange, passed away Sunday,  September 11, 201, 1at EMH Healthcare, surrounded by her  family and friends, following a brief illness. She was born  May 20, 1963 in Elyria and was a lifelong Elyria/LaGrange  resident.

Kim worked as a waitress at Choo-Choo's Restaurant in LaGrange for the past seven years. She enjoyed cooking and  was a animal lover.

Survivors include her daughter, Crystal Behner of LaGrange; son, Raymond "Ray-Ray" Behner of LaGrange; father, Lowell Jr. "Mike" and stepmother, Sandra (nee  Gehringer) Behner of Nova; companion of many years,  Jerry Thompson of LaGrange; paternal grandmother, Judy  Behner of Elyria; stepbrothers, Tom (Donna) Adams of  Oberlin, Aaron (Dori) Adams of Spencer, and Lyle (Jessica)  Adams of New London; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins,  nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Patricia (nee  Elrick) Behner in 2000; maternal grandparents, Gerald and  Gladys Elrick; and paternal grandfather, Lowell A. Behner  Sr.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 14,  2011, from 4 to 7 P.M., at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral  Home, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. Inurnment, at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township,  will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to  the family in care of the funeral home.

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