Jeffrey A. Henckel, 54

Jeffrey A. Henckel, 54, passed away unexpectedly at home Aug. 2, 2016. He was born Nov. 26, 1961, in Milwaukee to Gerald and Nancy (nee Lubbert) Henckel. Jeffrey enjoyed spending his weekends swimming and boating on Friess Lake, at the home that he remodeled, using his skills and lifelong love for carpentry and woodwork. He was strongly devoted to both his wife and his son and spent every minute that he possibly could with them, always making sure to cause them to smile and laugh at his jokes and antics. His love and support for his wife, son and everyone surrounding him truly knew no bounds.

Jeffrey is survived by his wife of 30 years, Betty; his son, Benjamin; parents, Gerald and Nancy Henckel; siblings, Daniel, Cheryl, Rick (fiancée Dawn), Terry, Susan (Brian) Antonia, Andrew, Mary (Anthony) Pratley, Karen (Chris) Sackett, Jeremy, Jamie (Chad) Kraemer, Kelly, Jesse and Elizabeth (Jason) Paasch; and siblings-in-law, David (Debby) Miller, Barbara (Dave) Hendricks, Dennis (Lori) Miller. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Jeffrey is preceded in death by his parents-in-law.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church (6869 Wildwood Road, West Bend, WI 53095) with the Rev. Darren Knoll presiding. A visitation will be at the church from noon until the time of the service at 2 p.m. Interment will take place at Washington County Memorial Park prior to the visitation at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Shepherd of the Hills.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or