Charles Henke

Charles G. Henke

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Charles Gustav Henke, age 79, passed away on April 4, 2020 at his home in Kewaskum. He was born on October 21, 1940 in Mellen, WI to Karl and Esther (nee Campy) Henke. He graduated high school in 1959. Charles married his love, Merle Ann Meyer on April 2, 1960 in Mellen, WI. He worked many years for both the Gehl Co. and Harley Davidson. Charles enjoyed all sports, especially baseball, softball and basketball. He also liked hunting, fishing, music and dancing.

Charles is survived by his wife of 60 years, Merle; children Alana (John) Wilde, Todd (Lisa), Craig (Debbie), Britta; grandchildren Aaron (Evelyn), Jeni (Benjamin) Griswold, Alex Bartoli, Kathryn and Alyssa; great-grandchildren Brianna, Aaron and Lillian; sister Evie (Paul) Jokinen; brothers-in-law Chuck (Olivia) Meyer, Jeff (Kathy) Meyer; his adored cat and companion, Molly. Charles is furthered survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Charles is preceded in death by his parents, Karl “Futta” and Esther “Muttas”, brothers Richard and Bernard “Bernie”.
Due to CDC restrictions, Interment at Cayuga Cemetery will be at a later date.
A special thank you to everyone who contributed to his health and well-being.
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Sharon Reisner

Posted at 10:26am
Was saddened to read this in the Mellen paper. May God hold you close during this time of grief and sadness. Deepest sympathies and prayers of comfort to you and your family.

Sharon [Henke] Reisner
Escanaba Michigan

Don Schacht

Posted at 07:09pm
We are sending our sympathy to the family of Charlie Henke. Many thanks for his friendship to a senior member of the Gehl employee work force. We always appreciated the time he took to talk us whenever we would meet somewhere.
Don and Carol Schacht

Mary Thiemer

Posted at 10:28am
My thoughts and prayers go out to your family at this hard time. May Chuck rest in peace.

Jim and Mary Biertzer

Posted at 10:30am

Our sympathy to the Henke family. May the wonderful memories you have of Charlie be in your hearts forever.

Jim and Mary Biertzer

Jim Muckerheide

Posted at 06:17pm
So sorry for your loss. Loved to see you both together always.
Jim and Sandy Muckerheide

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