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Charles Erwin Henrichsen, Jr. was born August 11, 1938 in Bellville. The son
of Charles Erwin Sr. and Daisy Waldrop Henrichsen, he grew up and attended
school in Bellville, graduating from Bellville High School in 1956.
Charles served his country in the United States Navy for four years. After
his honorable discharge, he attended Sam Houston Sate University in
In 1963 he was united in marriage with Barbara Eckart in Houston.
Employed as a machinist in Houston for a number of years, Charles also
worked as a gunsmith and made custom rifles. In the 1970s he owned and
operated the Brahma Inn in Bellville.
As one who liked working with his hands, Charles' hobbies included
woodworking and art. He also enjoyed motorcycles, and loved the ocean,
treasuring the time he spent sailing.
He passed away Sunday, Sept. 4 at his home in San Leon, at the age of 67. He
is survived by his sons: Charles "Chuck" Henrichsen III and his wife,
Debbie, of Marysville, Washington and Jeffrey Scott henrichsen of Bacliff
and his daughter: Cyndi Standford of San Leon. Also surviving are his
grandchildren: Jenny and Mandy Henrichsen, Jeffrey Scott Jr. and Meagan
Henrichsen, Jessica Urbano, and tori Whiteren and her husband, lance; great
grandchildren: Cody and Cade Whiteron; brother: Robert Henrichsen of
Bellville; and many other friends and relatives. He was preceded in death by
his parents and his wife, Barbara.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 at the Schmidt Funeral
Home chapel in Bellville with the Rev. Wayne Martin officiating. Interment
followed in the Oak Knoll Cemetery.
Arrangements under the direction of Schmidt Funeral Home.
Posted by Joy Neely


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