.John E. HENKEL.
. John E. HENKEL .
E. HENKEL, age 45 of 128 S. Birch Ave., Gillett, died Wednesday, Jan.
12, 1994, after a courageous battle with cancer.
was born on March 4, 1948, at Shawano, to Mildred (HELMKE) and the late
Rudolf HENKEL. He served with the United States Army from
1967 to 1970 and was a Vietnam veteran. He married Barbara BOERGER on
Jan. 23, 1971, at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pulcifer. He was a life
time resident of Gillett and worked for Mirro Aluminum for 101/2 years.
He also worked for Friday Canning, Gillett, Phoenix Manufacturing,
Shawano, and Graetz Manufacturing, Pound. He enjoyed going to the cabin
and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church, Pulcifer, and a member of
the Board of Education. He belonged to the Gillett Fire Department for
18 years and was a member of the Gillett Rescue Squad, the Gillett
Jaycees and the Legion Post #300 of Gillett.
was survived by his wife, Barbara; one son , Daniel, at home; one
daughter, Donna, at home; a step daughter, Ann Olson, Hayward; four
step grandchildren; his mother Mildred HENKEL, Gillett; two brothers,
George, Neenah, and James, Gillett; and five nephews, Blaine, Larry,
Kenton, Terrell, and Spencer.
services will be held at 11 am. on Saturday, Jan. 15, 1994, at St.
John's Lutheran Church, Pulcifer, with the Rev. Tom Paul WILLADSEN
officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with
graveside rites by Legion Post #300 of Gillett. Friends may call at the
Wendt Funeral Home, Bonduel, from 4-9 p.m. on Friday and at the church
on Saturday from 9a.m. until time of services.
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