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St. John Bosco Catholic Church
Friday September 10th, 2021

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Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park
Friday September 10th, 2021
2:00pm - 2:30pm

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Helga L. Henschke

Helga L. (Süss) Henschke, of Mattawan, MI went to be with the lord on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at the age of 81. She was born on September 9, 1939 in Germany. The daughter of Ludwig and Luise (Muller) Süss. On January 3, 1959 she joined Gustav "Gus" Henschke in marriage. Together they raised two children, Perry Henschke and Penny Diaz. She was dedicated to teaching Continued Christian Education (CCD) at St. John Bosco Catholic Church in Mattawan, MI for over ten years. Helga is survived by her loving husband, Gustav "Gus" Henschke; children: Perry (Aedamar) Henschke and Penny Diaz; grandchildren: Stefan, Ciara, Molly, Emmalee (Jeff), Olivia; and great-granddaughter Addison. Mass will be held at St. John Bosco Catholic Church on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 at 11:00am, with a graveside service at Mount Everest Cemetery at 2:00pm. Donations in memory of Helga can be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or St. John Bosco Catholic Church, 23830 Front Avenue, Mattawan, MI 49071. While visiting Helga’s tribute page please take a moment to light a candle or share a memory with her family. The Henschke family is being assisted by Avink Funeral Home and Cremation Society, 129 S. Grand, Schoolcraft, MI 49087. www.avinkcremation.com. (269)679-5622.

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Sep 10 2021 5:57 PM

She is very devoted personwe prayed rosaries togetherWe will be together on Friday to honor her and her family. She was my neighbor and kept my pre-schooler while I taught

Pat Curry Sep 7 2021 2:27 PM

What will always stay in my mind is Helgas gentle prayerful manor! We first met when she was teaching my sons 2nd grade First Communion class, 37 yrs. ago at St. John Bosco Parish! Through the years Helga would always ask how Vince was doing, remembering him by name! Other special moments were were seeing her at morning masses on Tuesdays, gathering afterwards with a group to say the Rosary and other prayers at St. Catherine of Siena Church. Helga could be seen doing the Stations of the Cross at least once a week too! I will have in my heart and the Lords her kind and caring manor as she walked through life, ever so prayerfully! I am sorry for your loss but know she has touched so many with Gods love through her!

Debora Skalski Aug 30 2021 1:48 PM

God rest her holy soul. It was such a delight to know Helga, her vim and vigor for the Lord, and her dedication to His spirit. May God shine His loving light upon her family and fill them with great peace during this time of transition.

Ursula Mayr Aug 24 2021 2:46 PM