Rita E. Hensel, Edgerton, WI (1936-2014)

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Sunday, March 30, 2014

November 1, 1936 - March 26, 2014

Rita E. Hensel, 77, of Edgerton, WI, passed away at her home on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Rita was born in Hamburg, Germany, on Nov. 1, 1936. Her parents were Paulis and Lilli Esse. She married Leland L. Hensel on Aug. 28, 1954. They resided in Beloit until moving to the Edgerton area, over 40 years ago. Rita was formerly employed as a nurses aid at Rock Haven Nursing Home.

Surviving are four children: Steven l. (Astrid) Hensel of Huntington, IN, Diane D. (Wayne Keenlance) Champion of Edgerton, Leland P. (Cathie) Hensel of Janesville, Paul J. (Gina) Hensel of Tomahawk, WI; eight grandchildren: Jason (Jill) Dallman, Jeremy Dallman, Jeffrey Hensel, Chris (Lacey) Hensel, Angela (Shannon) Lupton, Courtney (Henry) Bearheart, Christine Hensel, Michael Hensel; six great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Richard Graf. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leland L. Hensel on June 30, 2008; and her parents.

Funeral services will be at Noon, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at HENKE-CLARSON FUNERAL HOME with Pastor Barbara Wells officiating. Burial will be in Milton Lawns Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until Noon Wednesday at HENKE-CLARSON FUNERAL HOME.


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