Jean Henniges, 73, of Spring Grove

Jean Marie Henniges, age 73, of Spring Grove, died Friday, July 13, 2018, at Tweeten Lutheran Healthcare in Spring Grove.

She was born on August 19, 1944, in Independence, Iowa, to Fritz and Leona (Fox) Mohlis.

She was a graduate of Fayette High School.

On January 11, 1964, she married Bob Henniges. The couple farmed until 1983, and then worked for Westgate Coop until 1992. Bob died in March of 1994. Jean worked at Wal-Mart in Decorah, Iowa, for a short period of time until her retirement.

She was an active member of Grace Lutheran Church in Fayette.

Jean enjoyed sewing and quilting, and will be remembered for her many generous handmade gifts.

She is survived by her sons, Darren of Spring Grove, and Darrick (Jennifer) of Altoona, Iowa, and her daughter, Darlene (Steve) Quinnell of Spring Grove; her grandchildren, Trevor and Kendra Henniges of De Pere, Wis.; Alec of Altoona, Iowa; Robert and Darla Quinnell (Ross Groeschl) of Spring Grove; and one stepgranddaughter, Kyra Ballard.

Also surviving Jean are three brothers and one sister.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Robert (Bob) Hennige,; she was preceded in death by her son, Danny, on May 18, 1972.

Private family services were held at Roble Funeral Chapel in Spring Grove.

The Rev. Lane Zaffke, and Larry F. Woods officiated.

Burial was in Long Grove Cemetery, Maynard, Iowa.

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