Obituary of Rev. Stanley HENKE
February 2, 1928 – Calgary, Alberta
March 15, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta
Rev. Stan Henke of Calgary passed away on Sunday, March 15 at the age of 92 years.
Rev. Stan was born in Calgary, AB, on February 2, 1928. He graduated from St. Joseph’s Seminary and was ordained by Archbishop of Edmonton, John Hugh MacDonald in Rockyford, AB, in 1952.
Rev. Stan served in various parishes within the Calgary Diocese. These included Sacred Heart, St. Cyril in Bellevue, Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Brooks, St. Mary’s Cathedral, St. Anthony’s, St. Peter’s, and Holy Name until he retired in 1997.
Rev. Stan is survived by his sister Marie Geeraert, of Cochrane, AB; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He was predeceased by his two brothers, Sixtus (Buster) and Zeno; and two sisters, Anita (Hosey) and Sr. Leona Henke.
Relatives and close friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB) on Thursday, March 19, 2020.
Funeral Mass will be concelebrated at St. Mary’s Cathedral (219 – 18th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB) on Friday, March 20, 2020. Graveside Service to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Rev. Stan’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
With the current restrictions on the size of gatherings allowed due to Covid-19, we invite you to view the Funeral Mass recording that will be posted below the online obituary on mhfh.com following the Funeral Mass.
In living memory of Rev. Stanley Henke, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis and Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W., Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.