Milford L. Behringer

Milford Behringer, 77 of Waco, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018 at a local hospital.

Memorial Visitation: 5:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at Lake Shore Funeral Home.

Milford was born to Albert and Linda (Lehrmann) Behringer on December 26, 1941, in Otto, Texas. He graduated from La Vega High School in 1961. He married his sweetheart, Kathy, on June 3, 1966. Milford started work as a teenager at West Supermarket and worked in the grocery industry his whole life. He worked as Produce Manager for Safeway, Apple Tree, Food Lion, and finally Wal-Mart where he retired in September 2017.

Milford loved dancing with Kathy and loved to polka, waltz, and two-step to his favorite country-western music. He served as president of the Young at Heart Dance Club at the Sul Ross Center and was a charter member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Bellmead.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Kathy (McAninch) Behringer; his brother-in-law, Kenny McAninch, and wife, Valerie; and his nephews, Chad McAninch, and wife, Nicole, and Chase McAninch, and wife, Shelly.

In lieu of floral arrangements, memorials in Milford’s memory may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 1301 Hogan Ln, Waco, TX 76705.

Lake Shore Funeral Home & Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900


Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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Condolence Messages

  1. Ray and Melinda Guinn

    Our prayers and love are with you during this time of loss. May God’s presence sustain you and give you peace.

  2. Marilyn Wilde Coffee

    Kathy I send you my deepest sympathy. I will always remember the many Saturday nights you danced at Geneva hall

  3. Kathy Pettigrew

    So sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.

  4. Bill and Karen Brunson

    We are saddened to hear of Milford’s passing. He was so much a part of Bill’s Safeway memories. Our prayers will be with you through this difficult time.

  5. Mary Frances Martin/Delmer Wyatt

    So sorry to hear of Milford’s passing. We will miss him. Please take care of yourself Kathy.

  6. Member of the young at heart dance club a very friendly man that would help you with any question you may have and will be surely missed God be with him and is family.

  7. I want to offer my deepest sympathy for your loss. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. May you cherish those wonderful memories you had together. I will always remember and miss Milford’s smile at the Young At Hearts Dance Club. God bless you and your family.

  8. Becky Tennyson Shook

    Kathy, I am so sorry to hear of Milford’s passing. I have so many fond memories of Milford at West Supermarket when I was growing up. He was a special person. You were blessed to have 52 years with him. My prayers are with you during this very difficult time.

  9. Kathy , it was such a shock to hear Milford’s passing . I am so sorry my thoughts and prayers are with you . I grew up next door to him and he was such a dear friend from my childhood ! Please know you will always be thought of as a dear friend too because I know how much he loved you .

  10. Kathy , it was such a shock to hear Milford’s passing . I am so sorry my thoughts and prayers are with you . I grew up next door to him and he was such a dear friend from my childhood

  11. Kathy, Jimmy and I were so sorry to learn of Milford’s passing. I know Ronnie would have been sorry to hear as well. He was such a good man and I can see them laughing together at Safeway.

    May God give you peace and comfort in the coming days.

    Janice and Jimmy Payne

  12. Becky Tennyson Shook

    Kathy,, I am so sorry for your loss. Milford was such a sweet human being. I have so many memories from West Super Market that included Milford. Your were truly blessed to have him for 52 years. My prayers are for you during this difficult time. Bless you.

  13. Kathy, please know that we are thinking of you at this time. Wilmer and I have some great memories of Milford during our Safeway/Appletree days. Every time I ran into him at Wal-Mart he always wanted to know how Wilmer and I were doing. God Bless and keep you. Wilmer and Thressa Thomas.

  14. Kathy,Rosiland & I are very sorry for your loss!He will truly be missed !God bless you & family!

  15. Dear Kathy: We are so sorry to hear of Milford’s passing. He will be missed by his many music , dancing friends and love ones. Please know we are thinking of you during this time of your loss. Please know you are in our prayers and praying for your peace and comfort. Love from your friends, Wanda Kilstrom and Lou Booker-Brazile.

  16. Elizabeth Wilson

    May you find the strength you need to see you through this difficult time. I can relate to your loss. I know how it hurts. Milford and Tommy were long time friends. With deepest sympathy.

  17. Tessie Whitehead

    I wanted to tell you I am thinking of and praying for you. Milford was the kind of person that could always make me smile. I was blessed to have him work for me at Food Lion when I first came to Texas. He was such a blessing and hoot to be around. I have lots of great memories of this special man.
    Again my prayers are with you.
    Tessie Whitehead

  18. Elaine B Jackson

    Kathy I just heard of Milford’s passing. So sorry. Y’all had many years together. Haven’t been to Bellmead in very long time. Will try to find phone number for you. Take Cate of yourself. Love Elaine B. Jackson

  19. Kathy,
    So sorry for your loss. I worked with Milford at Safeway years ago and saw him at Walmart a lot. May God wrap His loving arms around you and your family.

    God bless,
    Pam Herring Long

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