Cyril B Henke

Cyril B Henke

Cyril B. Henke, age 84, passed away on May 22, 2020, at his home in Knoxville. He was born in Dalton, Nebraska to Henry and Stella Hoefer Henke. Cyril was a graduate of St. Patrick’s Academy in Sidney, Nebraska, earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University, and furthered his education at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis with a Master’s in Public Health. He proudly served in the US Army from 1954-1956 and was a member of the Knights of Columbus for 40 years where he received awards for Knight of the Month and Knight of the Year. He was also a member of All Saints Catholic Parish and was a team member for RCIA for 16 years. Cyril worked for 19 years at Dow Chemical Company in facilities and equipment design for nuclear manufacturing, laboratory design for containment of hazardous biological materials and environmental consulting. He spent 10 years as an Environmental Consultant at International Technology Corporation, and was the Founding Principal and provided Environmental Consulting for 10 years at Focus Environment, Inc. Cyril was preceded in death by his parents, his siblings, Raymond, Marcella, Rita, Lloyd, and Donald, and his son, Gregory. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Carol Siemers Henke; children, Teresa Henke (Patrick) and Angela Henke Jostes (Tom); grandchildren, Caitlin Bibb Crowley (Shane), Chelsea Bibb (Jarod), Caroline Bibb, Alexa Jostes, Mitchell Jostes, Leticia Henke, and Emma Henke. A Funeral Mass will be 10:30am on Tuesday, May 26 at All Saints Catholic Church with Father Doug Owens, Celebrant. Private Inurnment will be held at the Sacred Heart Cathedral Columbarium. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Greg Henke Memorial Scholarship Fund at Bourgade Catholic High School in Pheonix AZ https://factsmgtadmin.com/give/appeal/9GOjqjb
June 4, 1935 - May 22, 202006/04/193505/22/2020
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May 27
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Ken Bronson
May 25
Dear Carol, So sorry to hear of the passing of Cy. I have fond memories of working with y'all on your house. Always happy and joking. I send you my love and condolences. Ken Bronson.
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Tony Eicher
May 24
Cy was a friend, a mentor, and a colleague. In working together for nearly 20 years, he taught me many of life's lessons. When we were getting ready to form Focus Environmental, Inc., I was discussing it with my parents, and I remember my mother saying that if Cy was i... Continue Reading
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Matt McCleary
May 23
Cy bought my fishing boat back in 2000 and he loved fixing it up for Brad Brink, Ha! I feel it is a privilege to have known him basically my entire life. Love him very much, Matt McCleary
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May 23
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Tom Geisler
May 23
I knew, worked with and traveled on business trips with Cy many years. He was a super nice and kind man. A true gentleman and pleasure to know and work with. He was a great inspiration to me. I was especially impressed with how obvious it was regarding how much he lov... Continue Reading