Gloria Marie Henschen, age 84 of Alhambra, IL, died Saturday, December 05, 2015, at Life Care Hospital in Plano, TX.
She was born March 09, 1931, in Carlinville, IL, the daughter of Roy and Carrie (nee Taylor) Kulenkamp.
On March 12, 1949 she married Eugene “Gene” Philippi. He passed away July 16, 1981. On March 17, 1987 she married Norman L. Henschen. He passed away January 12, 2012.
She was a member of Salem United Church of Christ. She was also a member of Alhambra Community Club ; Eastern Star ; Salem UCC Women’s Guild.
Gloria was born in Carlinville, IL and grew up in Dorchester. She graduated from Gillespie High School in 1948. She had worked at the Marine Garment Factory. She became a Beautician and owned and operated Gloria’s Beauty Shop in Alhambra for many years. She loved her business and her clients, making sure everyone’s hair looked perfect and sending them away feeling better about themselves. Gloria was always happy and was very family oriented. She enjoyed planning family reunions and lived to spend time with her family. She also enjoyed quilting and traveling.
Survivors include :
Son – Richard (Cathy) Philippi, Roanoke, TX
Step Daughter – Carol Ann (Larry) Lacey, Alhambra, IL
Step Son – Lawrence N. (Judy) Henschen, Alhambra, IL
Grandchild – Ricky Philippi (Fiancee Ashley Spralding), Fort Worth, TX
Grandchild – Rebecca (Andy) Apetz, Yuma, AZ
Step Grandchild – Jill L. (Brian) Verson
Step Grandchild – Brett L. (Jennifer) Henschen
Step Grandchild – Greg L. Lacey
Great Grandchildren – Maddie Apetz
Great Grandchild – Rylee Apetz
Great Grandchild – Austin Apetz
Nieces and Nephews – Many
She was preceded in death by :
Father – Roy Kulenkamp
Mother – Carrie Kulenkamp (nee Taylor)
First Husband – Eugene “Gene” Philippi
Second Husband – Norman L. Henschen
Brother – Ralph Kulenkamp
Brother – Carl “Pete” Kulenkamp
Sister – Bertie Hammann
Sister – Eleanore Reiniesch
Arrangements are being handled by Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra, IL.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Friday, December 11, 2015, at Salem United Church of Christ in Alhambra, IL and from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Saturday, December 12, 2015, at Salem United Church of Christ in Alhambra, IL.
Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, December 12, 2015, at Salem United Church of Christ in Alhambra, IL., with Rev. Jerry Amiri, officiating.
Interment will be at Spangle Cemetery in Livingston, IL.
Memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Church of Christ.