Ralph Henkel, Jr.
(January 15, 1947 to March 19, 2012)
Veteran of HQ Battery 1/83rd Artillery
Henkel, Jr. of Greeley, CO passed away March 19, 2012.
He was born January 15, 1947 in Denver, CO. to Ralph and
Lydia (Sigwardt) Henkel, Sr.
Ralph graduated from Highland High School in 1965. He spent
the next two years as a student at Pasadena College in
Pasadena, CA, where he enjoyed drawing, fine arts and body
building. In 1967, Ralph was drafted into the Army and
served proudly in the 1/83 Artillery Group in Vietnam.
Following his service he grew a photography hobby into a
business, Windflower Photography. In 1991 his son Tony was
born, he was Ralph and Cathy’s pride and joy. Ralph enjoyed
spending his special times with Tony.
He is survived by his son Anthony; mother, Lydia Henkel;
brother, Greg (Julie) Henkel all of Greeley; sister, Barbara
Carmack of Denver, CO; his former wife, Cathy Henkel of
Greeley; and numerous cousins.
He is preceded in death by his father Ralph Henkel, Sr.
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