Elsie Kannenberg, 96, of Racine passed away Friday, August 17th, 2018 at Ridgewood Care Center. She was born March 27th, 1922, the daughter of Bernard and Nora (NEE: Winkler) Dexter in Racine, Wisconsin. Elsie married Gilbert Behling August 27th, 1937 in Belvidere, Illinois. Gilbert passed away September 19th, 1971. She later remarried Ervin Kannenberg on November 18th, 1972. Ervin passed away on February 7th, 1974. Elsie worked as a garment manufacturer “Rainfair” as a cutter. She enjoyed reading, and cross-stitching, but most of all she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren as a family caregiver. Elsie will be deeply missed by her children Linda Liddle, Michael Behling, Anthony Behling, Rosemary Behling, Emily (Gary) Pelky, and Anna (Brian) Buckson. She will also be missed by her twenty one grandchildren, as well as many great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Elsie will be missed by her sister Helen (George) Eppler. She is survived by many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents Bernard and Nora Dexter, first husband Gilbert Behling, second husband Ervin Kannenberg, son Richard Behling, grandsons Richard Behling Jr. and David Pelky, great grandson Ricky Behling, brothers William Dexter and Eugene Dexter, and sisters Mary Czabota and Anna Krause. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 24th, 2018 at 12 p.m. at Strouf Funeral Home. The family will receive guests in the funeral home on Friday, August 24th, 2018 from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Burial to follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. The family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Mark DeCheck and to Peggy Behling for their exceptional care of Elsie.