Ronald Dean Henry
Thursday, August 29, 2013 10:00 PM
Ronald Dean Henry, 78, of Niagara, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 28, 1934 in Iron Mountain, son of the late Wesley and Gertrude (Truinstra) Henry.
Ron married Jacqueline Abraham on September 26, 1959, in Marinette, Wis. Ron served in the United States Army from 1954 to 1956 during the Korean War. After being honorably discharged from the Army he worked for Wisconsin Public Service as a lineman until his retirement in 1997. A former resident of Marinette, he and Jackie built a log home in Niagara in 2000 and they have enjoyed their retirement on the lake there since.
Ron is survived by his loving wife, Jackie; four sons and 10 grandchildren: Bjorn (Stacy) Henrickson of Manitowoc and their children: Brooke, Justin, Olivia, Landon and Luke; Eric (Karen) Henry of Albany, Wis. and their children: Zachary, Kaitlynn and Rylan; Mark (Lisa) Henry of Woodruff, Wis. and their children: Brennan and Seth; and Mike Henry of Green Bay, Wis. He is further survived by a sister, Marjorie Knutson of Marinette and a brother, Wesley (Kathy) Henry of Peshtigo, Wis. In addition to his parents, Ron was also preceded in death by a sister, Jean LaPlant.
The visitation will be held on Saturday, August 31, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Grace Baptist Church in Kingsford. The funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. at the church. Rev. Wynne Kimbrough will officiate.
Burial will be in Glenwood Memorial Gardens in Marinette, Wis.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Ron's memory to the Mayo Clinic, Department of Development National Correspondence Office P.O. Box 450 Albert Lea, MN 56007-9849 or the Grace Baptist Church, 1295 Pyle Dr. Kingsford, MI 49802.
Condolences to the family of Ronald D. Henry may be expressed online at www.ernashfuneralhomes.com.
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon and Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with funeral arrangements.