Rose M. Henkel, age 80

Rose M. Henkel

September 17, 1936 - February 12, 2017

Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at St. Wendelin’s Catholic Church in Luxemburg for Rose M. Henkel, age 80 of Luxemburg who passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at the St. Cloud Hospital. Reverend Ronald Weyrens will officiate. Burial will take place at the parish cemetery.

Family and friends may call after 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the church.

Rose was born September 17, 1936 in St. Cloud, Minnesota to John and Elizabeth (Fink) Schreifels. She married Fred H. Henkel on August 16, 1958 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, St. Cloud. She lived in Luxemburg most of her life. Rose was a member of St. Wendelin’s Parish and Christian Women. 

She was a very warm loving woman who took great pride in her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Rose enjoyed reading, watching football and birdwatching.

Rose is survived by her children, Tom (Jane) of Luxemburg, Carol (Brian) Heinen of Cold Spring, Cathy Undersander of Cold Spring, Tim (Loni) of Luxemburg and Connie of St. Cloud; 12 grandchildren, Jordan, Taylar, McCall, David, Dana, Mike, David, Kiaja, Chase, Austin, Trent and Tanika; 11 great grandchildren; and sister-in-law, Mabel Schreifels of St. Cloud.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred; brothers, Alphonse, LeRoy, Aloys and Alvin “Pete”; sisters, Eleanor Schotl and Viola Fruth.

Rose’s family would like to send a special thank you to Assumption Home and Cold Spring Fire and Rescue.

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