Ruth S. Henk


Relationship to conference: Wife of retired elder, Rev. Wallace E. Henk, who died in 1997

Date of death: May 25, 2021 at age 98

Arrangements: The family will hold a private celebration of life.

Appointment information: Rev. Henk was ordained as a deacon in 1948 and as an elder in 1950. He served Minnesota churches in Greenwood and North Branch. Rev. and Mrs. Henk also ministered in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo. He retired in 1987.

Mrs. Henk is survived by her children, Mary (Walter) Turnbull, Martha Henk, Dan (Eva) Henk, and John (Mary Jo) Henk; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Memorials are preferred to Presbyterian Community Ministry (143 E. Thach Avenue, Auburn, AL 36830) or the Food Bank of East Alabama (355 Industry Drive, Auburn, AL 36832).

Cards of condolence can be sent to Martha Henk, 905 S. Dean Road, Auburn, AL 36830.

An obituary is available on the website of Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home.

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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