Monday, July 29th, 2013
Lucille S. Henke, 94, New Bremen, died at 2:15 a.m. July 27, 2013, at Otterbein of St. Marys.
She was born April 14, 1919, in New Bremen, to Emil and Adeline Koeper Poppe. On July 5, 1941, she married Frederick L. Henke, who died Feb. 11, 1989.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
She was the last of her family, preceded in death by her three brothers, Wilfred, Alfred and John Poppe.
Mrs. Henke was a homemaker, and had worked at Brookside Laboratory in New Knoxville and Crown Equipment Corp. of New Bremen.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the German Protestant Cemetery in New Bremen, the Rev. Ed Bray officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to the New Bremen Emergency Squad.
Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen is handling the arrangements.
Condolences may be left at gilberghartwigfh.com.