Cover photo for Helga L. Henschke's Obituary
Helga L. Henschke Profile Photo

Helga L. Henschke

September 9, 1939 — August 21, 2021

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.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Helga L. Henschke, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Mass

Friday, September 10, 2021

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

St. John Bosco Catholic Church

23830 Front Street, Mattawan, MI 49071

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Friday, September 10, 2021

2:00 - 2:30pm (Eastern time)

Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park

Kalamazoo, MI

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Cemetery

Mt. Ever Rest Memorial Park South

3941 S Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visits: 10

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree