Herb Henke

Herb Henke

May 31, 1935 – June 18, 2013

It is with great sadness, that the family of Herb Henke announce his passing on June 18, 2013.

Herb came to Vanderhoof as a young man in 1951 when his parents August and Elsie Henke moved the family here from Saskatchewan. Herb was the oldest of three children. He met and married his wife Gert in 1959, they spent several years living elsewhere before returning to Vanderhoof in 1978.

Herb was a truck driver for most of his working life, until his retirement in 2002. He was predeceased by his parents, and sister Helen.

Left to mourn are his wife Gert, son Ron (Jennifer), daughter Betty (Kelly), his four grand-daughters, Cassidy, Ginger, Kiera, and Tani. His sister Joanne Rienke as well as many other extended family.

Services were held on Saturday June 22, 2013 at the Vanderhoof Lutheran Church with internment at the Vanderhoof Cemetery.


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