Neal E. Henschen

Neal E. Henschen, 57, of Highland, IL, died Saturday, August 15, 2020, at his residence.

Neal was born Nov. 13, 1962, to LaVerne and Vera (Nee Olive) Henschen, at St. Joseph Hospital, Highland, IL.

He loved spending time with family. He enjoyed playing croquet, fishing and swimming. He was an avid Dallas Cowboy fan.

He was preceded in death by his father, LaVerne Henschen.

Neal is survived by his mother, Vera (significant other, Earl Gilomen) Henschen; siblings, Cathy (Carolyn Leach) Henschen, Springfield, IL, Mark (significant other, Susan Kessinger) Henschen, Highland, IL, Brenda (Gary) Heim, Highland, IL, Faye (Patrick Jakel) Henschen, Highland, IL; niece and nephews, Jason (Brandi Oliver) Zappia, Jared (Krissi) Zappia, Lauren Heim; great nieces and nephew, Alli and Bella Zappia, Ryder Zappia; special friends, Barb Short and Josh Short.

Memorials may be made to Highland Area Christian Service Ministry.

Visitation: Tuesday, August 18, 2020, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Meridith Funeral Home, Highland, IL.

Memorial Service: Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at 12:00 pm at Meridith Funeral Home.

Clergy: Rev. Keith Anderson

Burial: Salem UCC Cemetery, Alhambra, IL.

Meridith Funeral Home, Highland, IL.

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