Genevieve G. Henry

7/16/2014

Genevieve G. Henry, 84, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at Via Christi Village, Hays.

Genevieve G. Henry, 84, died Monday, July 14, 2014, at Via Christi Village, Hays.

She was born Feb. 11, 1930, in Chicago to Herman and Elizabeth M. (Hensel) Renkema. She grew up and attended school in Chicago.

She married John W. Henry on Dec. 24, 1951, in Norton. He preceded her in death July 12, 1987. She was a Girl Scout Executive for the Sunflower Girl Scout Council in Hays for more than 20 years She was a school teacher in Lorraine and Norton for a few years and moved to Hays in the early 1950s.

Survivors include three sons, John W. Henry Jr. and wife, Ronda, Hawaii, James P. Henry and wife, Linda, Council Grove, and Dr. Jeffery Henry and wife, Kelly, Hays; a daughter, Jill E. Hunt, Victoria; a sister, Patricia Graves, Herington; eight grandchildren, Christopher J. Hunt, Kara Johnsen, Justin Kibel, Bailey Henry, Ryan Henry, Oliver Henry, Emma Henry and Abigail Henry; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Mount Allen Cemetery, Hays.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Cline's Mortuary of Hays, 1919 East 22nd, Hays, KS 67601.

Memorials are suggested to Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland Inc., 2707 Vine, Hays, KS 67601, in care of the mortuary.

Condolences can be sent via email to clinesmortuary@eaglecom.net.