David Henke, age 69 a resident of Kenosha, died Wednesday April 10th 2013 at his daughters residence inBristol. WI.
Born on May 13th 1943 in Valley City North Dakota, he was the son of the late Edward and Martha (Klein) Henke.
He was educated in the schools of Valley City and proceeded to serve our country in the US Army. After his tour of duty inVietnam, he moved to WI.
He was employed for many years as a supervisor at Champion International in Gurnee, IL and then at Stone Container in North Chicago, IL.
On June 24th 1972 he married the love of his life, Josephine Belongia, at Grace Lutheran Church in Kenosha.
He was a big sports fan, especially a Green Bay Packer Backer. He enjoyed coin collecting, fishing, traveling to National Parks and back to his hometown of Valley City; where he was very proud of his property there. Family was extremely important to him and he adored his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Josephine of Kenosha; two daughters, Dawn (Steve) Hrupka of Bristol; Deanna Henke of Kenosha; three grandchildren Dylan Petersen, Paige Henke, Marisa Henke, three brothers Richard Henke of Fargo ND, Emmanuel Henke of Happy Camp CA, Paul (Barb) Henke of Valley City ND; and one sister Jeanette Larson of Valley City ND.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers; Daniel and Clayton.
Visitation with the family will be on Monday at the church from 2:00PM until the time of services.
Funeral services will be held on Monday April 15th 2013 at 4:00PM at St. Pauls Lutheran Church inUnion Grove,WI. (1610-Main Street)
Entombment will take place at Southern WI Veterans Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to either the family or Heartland Hospice would be appreciated.