Richard Henning

February 19, 1927 ~ April 19, 2019 (age 92)


Richard William Henning, 92, a decorated army veteran of the Korean War, joined his Mother and Father, Martin and Anna Henning, and his brothers, Martin and Robert Henning, in heaven, Friday, April 19th, 2019. Richard was born February 19th, 1927, and grew up in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Richard was retired from Wheaton Roofing, the business he founded in 1959. Richard could usually be found at the health club or on his riding lawnmower. He loved cars, nature, animals, his children and grandchildren. He is survived by his two sisters Eleanore A’Hearn and Elaine Johnston, his children: Guy, Valerie, Marcia, Chellena, Jerry, Anna and Janine Henning, his grandchildren: Tiffany, Alex, Jerry, Rachelle, and Jeremy, great grandchildren Felicia Register, Damien Boutieller, Grant Kates, Ella, Abigail and Jerry Henning.

In lieu of flowers, we would appreciate donations to Loyola University Medical Center’s Burn Unit: and select “Burn Unit.”

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 1 from 10 AM – 2 PM at Leonard Memorial Funeral Home, 565 Duane Street, Glen Ellyn IL 60137 ( or 630-469-0032). Interment Forest Hill Cemetery, Glen Ellyn.

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May 1, 2019

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Leonard Memorial Home
565 Duane Street
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

May 1, 2019

2:15 PM
Forest Hill Cemetery
Riford Rd & St. Charles Rd. Across from Ackerman Park
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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