- Local Guide
Lucille S. Henke, 94, of New Bremen, died at 2:15 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013, at the Otterbein of St. Marys.
She was born on April 14, 1919, in New Bremen.
She was the daughter of Emil and Adeline (Koeper) Poppe.
On July 5, 1941, she married Frederick L. Henke who died on Feb. 11, 1989.
She was the last of her family, preceded in death by her three brothers, Wilfred, Alfred and John Poppe.
She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Henke was a homemaker and had formerly worked at Brookside Laboratory in New Knoxville and at Crown Equipment Corp. of New Bremen.
Graveside services will begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen, the Rev. Ed Bray, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the New Bremen Emergency Squad. Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home of New Bremen is handling the arrangements and condolences to the family may be left at GilbergHartwigFh.com.