Kenneth Behrendt

Kenneth L. Behrendt, 75, died Dec. 25, 2007, at Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Born in Peabody, he was the son of Eric and Bernice Behrendt.

He retired from the U.S. Air Force as a staff sergeant.

Survivors include three sons, Paul and Robert Behrendt of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Charles Behrendt of Georgia; three daughters, Debbie Bigham and Theresa Petty, both of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Carey Behrendt of Illinois; two brothers, John Behrendt of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Joe Behrendt of California; and seven grandchildren.

Graveside services with military honors were conducted Thursday morning at Hillcrest Cemetery, Conway, S.C.