Franz Henkel Obituary

Franz  Henkel
Franz Henkel

April 23, 1934 - February 20, 2013
Born in Denison, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA

Obituary

Franz H. "FH" Henkel, Jr., 78, died of injuries sustained from a fire at his home on February 20, 2013. Private services will be held at a date to be determined at Masonic Cemetery.

Franz was born April 23, 1934 in Denison, Iowa, the son of Dr. Franz H. Henkel, Sr. and Ennice Pearl Hoskinson Henkel. Franz owned and operated Henkel Music Studio, a family business for many years. He graduated from Drake University with a degree in Journalism. Franz worked for KRNT (now KCCI) in Des Moines and KWMT in Ft. Dodge, Iowa.

Franz is survived by two sons, Laine Harrison (Lily An) Henkel of Los Angeles, CA and Lance Andrew Henkel of Arvada, CO; Ronda Amundson Henkel of Arvada; grandchildren, Olivia and Reed Henkel of Arvada; Suzi Henkel of Des Moines; sister-in-law, Beverly Joy Henkel of Lynchburg, VA; several nephews and their families and a dear friend, Dr. Bruce Hurt and his family of Austin, Texas. He was preceded in death by a brother, Zane Gray Henkel.

His family wishes to thank the doctors and nurses who cared for Franz, including Dr. Linda Haver, his in house podiatrist. Also Mr. Ray Middleton for his longtime friendship and Frank Spoerl and Dennis O'Donnell for their support.

These are the words that Franz would want you to know "Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved, you and your household." Acts 16:31.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ DUNN'S CHAPEL.

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