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Bernard Joseph Henke

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Bernard Joseph Henke, 90, of Marshall, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010, in Marshall.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010, with Deacon Richard Luebbering officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to St. Peter Catholic Church in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at www.campbell-lewis.com.

Born July 21, 1920, in Taos, he was the son of the late Frank Henke and Lavinia Rockers Henke. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. On May 28, 1940, he married Ruth Evelyn Jarvis who preceded him in death on Oct. 8, 1983. He lived in Marshall most of his life and was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. He was retired from Home Lumber Company also working for LaCrosse Lumber and Marshall Municipal Airport.

Survivors include two sons, Larry Henke, of Houstonia and Ron Henke, of Springfield; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; one brother, Fred Henke, of Taos; two sisters, Alice Lammers, of Jefferson City and Alberta Ratliff, of Columbia; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Maryann Lammers and Evelyn Higgins.