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Herman A. Hensel - 85

8/15/1934 - 12/10/2019

Clinton, Iowa

Herman A. Hensel age 85 of Clinton, passed away Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019 at Eagle Point Nursing Home.  According to his wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.  Burial will be held at Lusk Cemetery in Albany, IL. The Pape Funeral Home is assisting the family.  Online condolences may be left at


     Herman was born on Aug. 15, 1934 in Clinton, the son of Hans and Martha (Wolf) Hensel.  He married Shirley Fuller on Sept. 30, 1953 in Clinton, she died in 2010.  He owned and operated Hensel Delivery Service (Grocery) for over 12 years and worked for E.I. DuPont as a roll carrier for over 20 years, retiring in 1985.  Herman enjoyed gardening, watching his grandchildren, and listening to country music.  He was an avid Chicago White Sox fan. 


     Herman is survived by his daughter, Susan (Keith) Pinkston of Clinton; his three sons, Steven (Sheila) Hensel, Daniel Hensel, and Gary (Kris) Hensel all of Clinton; 6 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren; two sisters, Gertrude Daldorf of Wheatland and Janet (Karl) Wagner of Dixon, IA; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and three brothers.   



Graveside Service:

Private family graveside service at Lusk Memorial Cemetery in Albany, IL.


  • Brian Bredekamp

    on 12/12/19

           Sorry for your loss. It's been a long time.


  • Mary Ellen Schmidt

    on 01/05/20

    I am so sorry for the family's loss. May Herman rest in peace.

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