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Obituary for Franz Josef Henke

Franz Josef  Henke
Passed away peacefully on June 28, 2017 in his 89th year.
Beloved husband of the late Margrid. Loving father of Franz, Wally, Pat, MaryAnn, Maureen, Dorothy, Ursula, Simonne and Peter. Loved grandfather of 17 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Franz is predeceased by his children Franz Jr. and MaryAnn, grandchildren Nathan and Ryan and by his brother Walter.
Franz was a pioneer of sorts. After arriving from Germany as a young man, he married and had 9 children. He had various business adventures throughout Canada and finally settled in the Elora area. His enthusiasm for creativity, design and invention is shared and expressed through his children and family.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday July 3, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00pm at the Graham A. Giddy Funeral Home, 280 St. David St. South, Fergus. Donations may be made in Franz’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Society. Cards available at the funeral home. or 519-843-3100
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