Friday, May 12, 2017
- Visitation in the funeral home from 5:00pm – 7:30pm
Saturday, May 13, 2017
- Visitation in the funeral home from 10:00am – 11:00am
- Funeral Service at 11:00am
- Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Hospice Alliance, Inc.
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Caledonia – Helen S. Henningfeld, 92, passed away at Azure Blue in Kenosha on Saturday, May 6, 2017.She was born in Milwaukee on December 30, 1924, daughter of the late Peter and Magdalena (nee: Janschetz) Sternig. On January 13, 1947 she was united in marriage to Milton B. Henningfeld in Chicago, Illinois. He preceded her in death on September 19, 2007.
Helen retired from JI Case following 20 years working in the environmental services department. During her retirement she enjoyed playing cards with friends in Sturtevant and at Humboldt Park. As a young woman she enjoyed playing baseball, and was a “home run hitter” in the Industrial League in the 1940’s. She also enjoyed bowling and playing golf with her husband, Milt.
Helen is survived by her children: Kenneth (Diane) Henningfeld of Adrian, Michigan, Keith Henningfeld of Mt. Pleasant, Gail (Shorty) Sarisen of Tigerton, Bruce (Bonnie) Henningfeld of Greenfield, and Sharon Klein of Milwaukee; grandchildren, Angela Henningfeld, Kathryn (Ross) Fort, Anne (Michael Garner) Henningfeld, Tracy (Jeremy) Blinn, Kari (Greg) Leichner, Holly (Chase) Johnson, Cory (Tiffany) Henningfeld, Helen Tobias, Teri Tobias, Russell (Jennine) Tobias, Lindsey Henningfeld, John Klein, Joe Klein, Fawn (Michael) Schwandt, and Elle-Anna Wenzel; 20 great grandchildren; brother Matthew (Marsha) Sternig of Brookfield; sister-in-law Joellen Sternig of Milwaukee; as well as many other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by her son Ronald Henningfeld; son-in-law Richard Klein; brothers George Sternig and Leo Sternig; and sister Ida Hansen
Funeral Services will be held in the funeral home on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Friday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Hospice Alliance, Inc. Online condolences at www.draeger-langendorf.com