Curtis J. Henke, 81, of Valmeyer, IL, died October 10, 2022, in Valmeyer, IL. He was born February 19, 1941, in St. Louis, MO.
He is survived by his wife Mary Ann Henke nee Andres; children Kevin J. (Dawn) Henke and Mark K. (Wendy) Henke; grandchildren Quinten (Rebecca) Henke, Adam (Shelbie) Henke, and Aryn Henke; great grandchildren Elinor Henke, Leo Henke, and Shepard Henke; sister Audrey (Gary L.) Loos; sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; nieces; nephews; cousins; and friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents Leo G. & Vera W. (nee Osterhage) Henke and daughter in infancy Elizabeth Ann Henke.
Curtis and Mary Ann were married for 63 years. He was a member of Zoar United Church of Christ in New Hanover, IL, a United States Army Veteran. Curtis was also a member of American Legion Post #901 for 55 years and International Union of Operating Engineers for 55 years and retired from Hanks Excavating and Landscaping Inc.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Zoar UCC Christian Education Building
or Shriner's Hospital for Children
4 PM to 8 PM Friday, October 14, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Saturday at Zoar United Church of Christ
10 AM Saturday, October 15, 2022 at Zoar United Church of Christ in New Hanover, IL
Pastor R.J. Morgan officiating
Interment at New Hanover Cemetery of Zoar in New Hanover, IL