Mary Jane (Cook) Henn

October 29, 2019

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Mary Jane Henn, 88, of Syracuse, IN passed away at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Goshen General Hospital. She was born on February 18, 1931 in Greenfield, IN to Joseph & Ethel (Morris) Cook Sr.

She graduated from Greenfield High School and the Methodist Hospital of Indiana School of Nursing in Indianapolis.  She was married on February 20, 1960 in Greenfield, IN to Dr. Ray Anthony Henn who preceded her on October 30, 2004. She worked for 40 years with her husband in private practice as a registered nurse until her retirement in 1987. She summered in the Syracuse area for many years and permanently moved to Syracuse from Greenfield in 2003. 

She was a member of the Bradley United Methodist Church in Greenfield, IN and formerly attended Wawasee Heights Baptist Church in Syracuse.

She is survived by:

Daughter - Anne (Brian) Sponseller of Zionsville

Son – Marc (Traci) Henn of Syracuse

3 Stepchildren – Robert Henn of Morgantown, WV, William Henn of Denver, CO, and Ahlon (Brad) Connor of Charlottesville, VA

6 Grandchildren – Christian (Ashley) Henn of Milford, Shae Henn of Syracuse, Faith Sponseller of Zionsville, Lucas Henn of Morgantown, WV, Bethany (Josh) Sowards of Morgantown, WV, and Bynon Connor of Charlottesville, VA

2 Gt. Grandchildren

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 4 brothers – Joseph Edward Sr., Richard Cook, James Pressley Cook, and Robert Gene Cook.

Graveside services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Oak Park Cemetery in Ligonier with Pastor Pat Park of the Wawasee Heights Baptist Church officiating. Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St. Syracuse, IN is in charge of arrangements.

Preferred memorials may be given to the Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County, 3489 E 100 S, Pierceton, IN 46562. 

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Graveside Service
November 2, 2019

11:00 AM

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