Monday, June 16th, 2008
Steven D. Henkle, 62, of Rockford, died Saturday, June 14, 2008, at Van Wert County Hospital, Van Wert, following a semi-truck accident.
He was born September 12, 1945, in Van Wert County, to Thorsen and Helen Burris Henkle, Rockford, who survive. On Nov. 17, 1973, he married Kathy Eshleman, who survives.
He was a self employed truck driver, and a member of the Rockford United Methodist Church.
Other survivors are two sons, Steven (Sherry) Henkle II and Brady (Kris) Henkle, all of Rockford; two daughters, Lori (Scott) Schoenleben, Rockford, and Sherri Henkle, St. Marys; a brother, Michael (Linda) Henkle, Rockford; two sisters, Connie Marbaugh, Willshire, and Linda Hart, Columbus.; eight grandchildren and four great- grandchildren.
Deceased is a grandchild and a great-grandchild.
Services are 10 a.m., Wednesday, at the Rockford United Methodist Church, the Rev. Mike Berne officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 1-8 p.m. Tuesday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, and one hour prior to service Wednesday at the church.
Contributions can be made to Leota Braun Foundation.
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