Henkle services

Obituaries

August 23, 2011 - 12:00 AM

Funeral services for Vivian Henkle of Iola, whose death on Saturday was reported in Monday’s Register, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Calvary United Methodist Church in Iola. Burial will be in Le Roy Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel in Iola.
Vivian Grace Flake Henkle, the daughter of Erven Leslie Flake Sr. and Alta Jaly Gillespie Flake was born on a farm northwest of Le Roy on Dec. 3, 1913. She grew up in the Le Roy area, graduated from Le Roy High School and taught in the rural schools in Coffey County.
She was united in marriage for 62 years to Max A. Henkle in 1937. They moved to a farm home north of Iola in 1950 where they lived for nearly 50 years.
She was a member of the Calvary United Methodist Church and a longtime member of the Allen County Hospital Auxiliary.
She is survived by a daughter, Alta Jo (Jody) (Clint) Holston, Leavenworth; a daughter-in-law, DeLena Henkle, Abilene; a brother, Leslie (Betty) Flake Jr., Topeka; grandchildren, Craig (Becky) Henkle, Spring Hill, Jeff (Suzanne) Henkle, Kansas City, Mo., Ryndell Little (Troy) Montgomery, DeSoto, and Casey Holston, Kansas City, Mo.; great-grandchildren, Cole, Jaylee and Sarah Henkle, Britta, Sawyer, Lily and Sophie Henkle and Madelyn Dawn, Vivian Lane, Mia Grace and soon-to-be Maxwell Sutter Montgomery.
She was preceded in death by her husband, a son, Max L., and a sister, Eloise Hamman.
Memorials to Calvary United Methodist Church or Allen County Hospital Auxiliary may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences for the family may be left at iolafuneral.com.

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