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Obituary for Sarah Rose Henige

Age 80 of Chesaning passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017 at her home.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, July 31, 2017 at Nelson-House Funeral Homes Martin Chapel. Burial will follow at Wildwood Cemetery.The family will receive friends that day from 9:00am until the time of service.

Sarah was born on April 18, 1937 to Claude and Frieda (Knieper) Munson in Albee Township. She graduated from Saginaw High School. She married Maurice J. Henige on November 8, 1958; he predeceased in 2012 after 54 years of marriage.

Sarah spent her life as a loving and devoted homemaker. She enjoyed gardening, taking walks, camping, and traveling. Above all, she loved being with her family, especially spending time with her grandchildren.

Sarah is survived by her children, Marjorie (Mark) Schnell, Richard Henige (Lori Thomas), and Mark Henige; her grandchildren, Troy (Elesse) Henige, Jessica (Collin) Householder, Patrick (Samantha) Schnell, and Keith Schnell; her great-grandchildren, Seraphim Henige and Rory Henige; her sisters, Lucy Brickel and Laura (Richard) Early; her in-laws, Gerald Holihan, Karen Munson, Rosemary (Don) Emmendorfer, Wilford Henige, Bernard (Bonnie) Henige, Viola Panks, and Dorothy Henige; as well as many nieces. nephews, and other loving family and friends.

She is predeceased by her husband, Maurice; her siblings, John Munson, Andrew Munson, Mildred (Robert) Mehl, Ruth Holihan, and Mary (Ellis) Holton; and her in-laws, Pat Henige, Thomas Panks, Lavern Henige, Harold (Rose) Henige, and SA Viola Marie Henige.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Chesaning Fire Department.

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9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Martin Chapel

316 W. Broad Street
Chesaning, MI 48616





2:00 PM
Martin Chapel

316 W. Broad Street
Chesaning, MI 48616

Cemetery Details


Wildwood Cemetery

Sharon Rd.
Chesaning, MI 48616


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