Sherry Senica Henkel, 61, of La Salle passed away in her home surrounded by her children and family on November 4, 2021.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Saturday November 13, 2021 at Oak Ridge Golf Course in La Salle with Rev. Chico Perez officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in Mendota. Visitation will be at the golf course on Saturday from 10:00 AM until time of services. The Hurst Funeral Home in La Salle is assisting the family with arrangements.
Sherry was born in Peru on October 20, 1960 to Ronald and Marion (Bierbom) Senica. She married Bernie Henkel on September 15, 2001. She was a partner and manager at Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Course and Banquet Facility.
Sherry enjoyed photography, gardening, and Sunday afternoon motorcycle rides with Dirk.
Sherry is survived by one son Brian (Natalie) Cannon of La Salle; two daughters Patti Cannon of Denver, CO and Liz Cannon of La Salle; her life partner Dirk Mertel of La Salle; five siblings Daryl (Linnea) Senica of Spring Hill, FL, Jeff (Angie) Senica of La Salle, Wendy Fulmer of La Salle, Jim (Carla) Senica of La Salle, and Frank (Carol) Senica of La Salle; numerous nieces and nephews; and her Oak Ridge family.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Bernie on May 8, 2014; and three brother-in-laws Terry Fulmer, Ken Henkel, and Jim Kasprak.
In lieu of flowers, memorials be directed to Cops 4 Cancer.
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