Michael L. Henke, age 54 of Chanhassen passed away Jan. 6, 2011 after a courageous 11-day battle with pneumonia. Mass of Christian Burial was Monday, January 10, 2011 at St. Hubert Catholic Community in Chanhassen.
Mike was born May 3, 1956 in Gaylord. He was confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Gaylord. Graduated from Gaylord High School in 1974. He went to Anoka Ramsey Community where he enjoyed playing football. Mike and Mary were united in marriage April 25, 1981. Mike was an active member of his church, and an avid sports fan and loved the warmth of the outdoors. Before his accident in 1982, he was an avid outdoorsman that enjoyed hunting and fishing. His presence will be greatly missed throughout the neighborhood and by all who knew him.
He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Henke; parents, LeRoy and Marian Henke; sister, Mary (Steven) Langhorst; mother-in-law, Martha Cueller; brother-in-law, Chris Cuellar; niece Jaclyn (Max)Blair; nephews, Lincoln (Jaclyn)Langhorst; Dan (Shania), Jason, Kevin Cuellar; beloved pets, Molly, Bonnie, Clyde and Oliver and many family, friends and great neighbors.
Preceded in death by his grandparents, aunts, uncles and father-in-law, Richard Cuellar.