Helen M. Hensel, 83

Helen M. Hensel, 83, of Fond du Lac and formerly of Cedarburg and  
Elcho, passed away on Tuesday Sept. 6, 2011 at the Fond du Lac  
Lutheran Home.

She was born July 20, 1928, in Cedarburg, a daughter to Edward and  
Hertha Keup Kohlwey.

Helen met Howard Hensel at Shadbolt and Boyd in Milwaukee where the  
two worked, and on Sept. 16, 1950 they married in Cedarburg.  She was  
the church secretary for Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedarburg and  
later was the administrative assistant for Lasata Ozaukee County Home  
for the Aging until her retirement in 1985.  Helen and Howard enjoyed  
20 years of retirement at their Enterprise Lake home in Elcho.
Survivors include her two children, Heidi (Dan) Senger of Fond du Lac  
and Peter (Sharon) Hensel of Appleton; five grandchildren, Hayley  
(Chris) Stuckel, Lucas (Samantha) Senger, Nick (Katie) Senger, Julie  
Hensel Woodrow and Erin Hensel Chisel; nine great grandchildren; one  
sister Karen (Vic) Seefeldt; one sister-in-law Georgia Kohlwey; also  
by nieces, great nieces, other relatives and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Howard, her parents, and one  
brother, Vernon Kohlwey.

A family service was held at the Fond du Lac Lutheran Home Chapel  
with Pastor Dean Desilet presiding.

Memorials in her name may be directed to the Agnesian Hospice Hope  
Program, 430 E. Division St., Fond du Lac, WI  54935.
Zacherl Funeral Home is serving the family, 
www.zacherlfuneralhome.com.