Richard A. "Rick" Henkle

Jan 31, 2020
Henkle, Rick


11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at Kearns Funeral Service, Kimball Chapel - 3146 Kimball Ave, Waterloo     


one hour before services at the funeral home     


Woodlawn Cemetery, Oelwein, Iowa     


to the family     


Richard A. “Rick” Henkle, 84, of Evansdale, died Friday, January 31, 2020 at his home from stage 4 cancer.

Rick was born June 22, 1935in Shellsburg, Iowa the son of Jake Titus and Mary Ruth Hayes Henkle.  He married Connie L. Faith on June 2, 1980, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua.

Rick worked at Rath Meat Packing Co. for 30 years, retiring in 1984.

Rick loved his Lincoln convertibles and working in his yard.  He loved listening to Johnny Cash.

He is survived by his wife, Connie; a daughter, Hope Faith of Winona, Minnesota; two sons, Daniel Faith of Waterloo and Rick (Leann) Faith of Lyle‚ Minnesota; 4 grandchildren: Jakob Faith of Cedar Falls, Lucas Lavin of Winona, MN, Amber Faith of Albert Lea, MN and Bill Faith U.S. Air Force; and 3 Great Grandchildren.  He is also survived by two sisters, Evelyn Gautney and Zelda (Paul) Dinnibier‚ both of Waterloo.

Rick is preceded in death by his parents; 4 brothers, Charles, Edward, Albert, and Ivan Henkle; and 2 sisters, Mary De Voogd and Frances Van Gorder.

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