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Monday, August 21st, 2006
Complete Obituary
Reuben Henschen
  Reuben W. Henschen, 86, 04687 Southland Road, New Bremen, died at 8:05 p.m. August 19, 2006, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born Oct. 1, 1919, near New Knoxville, to Herman F. and Alvina M. Haberkamp Henschen. On May 26, 1942, he married Margaret L. Wagner Beickman, who died Sept. 24, 1996.   Survivors are two sons, Larry (Karen), Springfield, and Roger (Sharon), St. Marys; two daughters, Mary Metzger and Kathryn (Stan) Chalk, both of New Knoxville; a brother, Victor (Pat), New Knoxville; 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers Leonard and Elmer Henschen.
He was a retired farmer and repaired trundle sewing machines for the Amish. He was a lifetime member of the First United Church of Christ, New Knoxville. He was a 1937 graduate of New Knoxville High School, former New Bremen High School Board member and attended Platt Deutsche meetings.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. David Williams officiating. Burial will follow at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen and after 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church memorial fund or to the charity of the donor's choice.
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