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Louis Arthur Henchen

September 8, 1922 — September 4, 2016

Louis Henchen, age 93, of Neillsville, WI died Sunday, September 4, 2016 at the Clark County Rehabilitation and Living Center in Owen, WI.Louis A Henchen was born on September 8, 1922 in Globe, WI the son of Ewald and Imogene (Poirier) Henchen. He attended Globe school and spent his younger years on the family farm, becoming the head of the household when his father passed away at a young age. On May 11, 1957 he was united in marriage to Barbara Holt in Neillsville. Louis later worked at the Neillsville Condensery and as a mechanic at Urban's and at Gross until his retirement on April 15, 1989.Louis enjoyed camping and tinkering in the garage. He had an amazing mechanical ability that allowed him to fix anything from cars, to t.v.'s to washing machines and more.He is survived by three children, Cheryl (Steve) Stumm of Bloomer, WI, Thomas (Patty) Henchen of Black River Falls, WI and Susan (Rich) Beck of Owen, WI, 4 Grandchildren, Samantha (Matthew) Jandourek, Bradley Stumm, Jesse Beck and Katie Beck and two sisters, Eileen Henchen of Eau Claire, WI and Elaine (David) Sinner of Sussex, WI.He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara in 1987, his parents and a brother, David in 2010.Funeral Services for Louis will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Pastor Terry Marg will officiate. Interment will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, September 16th and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Saturday, September 17th at the Gesche Funeral Home.Honorary Casket Bearers are: Ed Henchen, Wilbert "Lefty" Henchen, Ed Tresemer, Jerry Johnson, Bill Kent and David H. Sinner.Casket Bearers are: Tim Tresemer, Steve Johnson, Bradley Goetz, Randy Roehl, David C. Sinner and Jeff Fitzmaurice.Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com. The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Louis' family with Funeral arrangements.Funeral Home:Gesche Funeral Home4 South Grand AvenueNeillsville, WIUS 54456
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