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James J. Hennlich

June 10, 1931 - January 13, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date: January 18, 2020

Funeral Home Maurina-Schilling Funeral Homes -Dorchester

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James J. Hennlich., age 88, formerly of Owen, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Monday, January 13, 2020 at Clark County Rehabilitation and Living Center under the tender care of hospice.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Saint Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester.  Father Tim Oudenhoven will officiate.  Interment to follow at Dorchester Memorial Cemetery with Military Rites conducted by the Owen American Legion Post #123, Owen-Withee Vets Club and the Lublin American Legion Post #547.

Family and friends are welcome on Friday, January 17 from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Dorchester, with a rosary service at 4:00 p.m. and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service Saturday at the church.

James was born on June 10, 1931, the son of Joseph and Hattie (Boxrucker) Hennlich.  He graduated from Dorchester High School.  He then enlisted in the U. S. Army.  On October 17, 1971, James was united in marriage to Patricia Feldt.

James worked for the Clark County Highway Department for many years.  He was a member of the Owen-Withee Vets Club.  James was an avid fisherman and hunter and enjoyed camping and playing pool.

James is survived by his wife: Patricia of Owen, two children: Paula (Tim) Baker of Dorchester and Perry Johnson of Duluth, MN; five grandchildren: Betsy (Dallas), Jerry, Wesley, Joseph and Christian Baker; five great-grandchildren: Gerald Ivan Baker III, Kylia Nordloff , Brhyer Churkey, Sawyer James Krueger and Ivy Marie Krueger. He is further survived by two sisters: Joan Baker and Janice (Conrad) Diesing; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a granddaughter, Tasha Ley; a brother, William, a sister, Dorothy Forsyth; two brothers-in-law, Gerald Baker and Robert Forsyth and a sister-in-law, Addrinne

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