Alan F. (Behnke) Carlson, 64, of Colona passed away July 14, 2020 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
Cremation rites were accorded and a memorial gathering will be held at a later date.
Alan was born February 13, 1956 in Sterling, IL the son of Charles and Irene (Piester) Behnke. He married Arline (Bier) Behnke June 5, 1976. She passed away September 25, 1985. He later married Robert Carlson October 8, 2013 in Rock Island. He passed away May 14, 2019. Alan enjoyed the outdoors and playing the guitar. He had a passion for muscle and luxury cars and liked taking his dogs for car rides. He especially loved spending time with his friends and family.
Survivors include his son Nicholas (Kelli) Behnke of Colona; granddaughter Kayla Behnke; brothers Charlie Behnke and Ronnie Behnke both of Colona, IL; sisters Linda (John) Goff of Taylor Ridge, IL, Josie (Darrell) Kepner of Kewanee, IL and Cindy (Jim) Wolff of Fond du Lac, WI and many nieces and nephews
Alan was preceded in death by his Father Charles; wife Arline; Son Robert “Bobby” Behnke; sisters Madaline Green and Sharon Warner and husband Robert Carlson