Obit: Henkel, Wallace (1893 - 1964)


Surnames: Henkel

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 12 Nov 1964

Henkel, Wallace (15 DEC 1893 - 25 OCT 1964)

Word has been received here of the death of Wallace Henkel, 70, at Cartwright, Okla., a former Colby resident, on Oct. 25, 1964.

Mr. Henkel was born Dec. 15, 1893 in the town of Hull (Marathon Co., Wis.). His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gust Henkel, lived in this area until 1944.

Mr. Henkel worked at New York City for Socony Vac. Oil Co., except for two terms in the armed forces. During world War II he served with the Merchant Marines.

He is survived by his wife, who lives at New York, two daughters, both living in the east, five grandchildren, three brothers and five sisters.

Interment was made in the Colby Memorial Cemetery, Saturday, Oct. 31, with Rev. James Hagen officiating. Military honors were performed by the Colby VFW.



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