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Kent David Henke

September 5, 1956 ~ February 23, 2021 (age 64)


Kent David Henke, 64, of Staunton passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. He was born on September 5, 1956 to Mrs. Rolene Henke and the late Norman Henke. He married Linda Rae on January 25, 1991, recently celebrating 30 years of marriage. He was a local farmer. Kent was a graduate of Staunton High School and a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Staunton. He enjoyed farming, being outdoors, sports, and most importantly being with his family.

He is survived by his beloved wife, Linda (Rae) Henke, 2 children, Kelsey Henke and Konner Henke, grandson, Greyson Henke, mother, Rolene Henke, brother, Raymond (RuthAnne) Henke, 2 sisters, Cheryl (Jim) Walker and Mary (Scott) Reed, brothers-in-law, Rich (Mary Beth) Rae, Jimmy Rae, John (Dawn) Rae. Several nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family member also survive.

He was preceded in death by his father, Norman Henke, 2 brothers, Keith Henke and Ronald Henke, father-in-law, Jim Rae, mother-in-law, Dorrell “DI” Rae, brother-in-law, Jason Rae.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Memorial Park Cemetery in Staunton.

Memorials are suggested to the American Lung Association, National Kidney Foundation, or to Zion Lutheran Church of Staunton. 

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Graveside Service
June 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Memorial Park Cemetery
Illinois Route 4
Staunton, IL 62088


American Lung Association
3000 Kelly Ln, Springfield IL 62711
Tel: 1-217-787-5864

National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street, New York NY 10016

Zion Lutheran Church
311 S. Elm St., Staunton IL 62088
Tel: 1-618-635-2880

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