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Darrell L. Henry

Darrell L. Henry

June 26, 1929-Feb. 20, 2019

Darrell L. Henry, 89, of Coleridge, died on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at Mercy Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Coleridge, with the Rev. Russ Lambert officiating. Burial will be at Lawn Ridge Cemetery in Coleridge. Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25, at the church, with a 7 p.m. prayer service. Visitation will continue for one hour prior to services on Tuesday.

Darrell Lloyd was born on June 26, 1929, to Lloyd and Maude (Miner) Henry in Coleridge. He grew up in Coleridge and graduated from Coleridge High School in 1946. After high school, he belonged to the Nebraska National Guard for two years and was engaged in farming. He married Doris Ann Bohlken on Jan. 1, 1950, in Laurel. To this union, five children were born. They lived on a farm east of Coleridge. In January of 1971, they moved into town and purchased Coleridge Oil Company, and together they ran it until retiring in 1995.

Darrell was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. He was an avid reader and loved reading history books of all kinds. For several years he owned a sailboat, and loved to go sailing on Lewis and Clark Lake with family or anyone he could get that was brave enough to go with him.

He is survived by five children: Kathy (Don) Dreesen of Columbus, Chuck Henry of Huntley, Illinois, Karen Green of Tea, South Dakota, Kerry Henry of Littleton, Colorado, Sharon (Marlin) Kalin of South Sioux City; 13 grandchildren: Michelle Epstein, Michael Dreesen, Megan Sgourakis, Molly O'Tool, Morgan Clark, Lynn Cole, Melissa Henry, Laura Green, Christy Green, Kyle Henry, Ryan Henry, Joshua Kalin, and Zach Kalin; 20 great-grandchildren; a sister, Carol Hardwick of Marshall, Michigan; sister-in-law, Joan Henry of Cusick, Washington.

Darrell was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Doris Ann, on May 16, 2015, at the age of 83 years; a sister, Beth Storm; and a brother, Keith Henry.

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