Geraldine F. Henkel, 88,of Plymouth passed away peacefully on Monday, June 20, 2016 at Gables on the Pond in Random Lake.

She was born on August 12, 1927, in the Town of Mitchell, WI, daughter of the late Edwardand Mary (Burke) Keuper.

Geraldine attended Parnell grade school and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1945.

On September 21, 1946 she married John William Henkel. The couple resided in Plymouth following their marriage. He preceded her in death on March 24, 2006.

Geraldine was a member of St Michael’s Catholic Church in the Town of Mitchell where she served on the Altar Society and was a long-time member of the Church Choir. She also sang in the women’s barbershop group, The Chordalettes.

She enjoyed knitting, sewing, driving fast and always loved singing.

She is survived by her four sons: Terrence Henkel of Plymouth, Kevin Henkel of Plymouth, Mick Henkel of Cascade and Brian (Ann Marie) Henkel of West Bend; three daughters: Suzanne (John) Post of CA, Jacqueline (Jeff) Gasper of NC and Patrice Henkel of Port Washington; 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband: John; three sons: Gene, John Jeffrey and Robert; sister: LaVerne; and brothers: Willard and Eddie.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016 at 11 a.m.. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in the Town of Mitchell. Father Mark Jones, will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Michael’s Parish Cemetery in the Town of Mitchell.

Visitation will be at the church on Friday, June 24) from 10 a.m. until time of services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in her name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit

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