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John Eugene "Jack" Hense

June 26, 1966 ~ July 3, 2017 (age 51)

John Eugene “Jack” Hense, 51, of Strawberry Point, Iowa, passed away on Monday, July 3, 2017, at his residence.  He was born on June 26, 1966, in Dubuque, the son of Eugene and Betty (Lebben) Hense.  John was raised in the Dubuque area and was a 1984 graduate of Dubuque Hempstead High School.

On April 20, 1991, John was united in marriage to Dee Berns at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Garnavillo.  One son was born to this union.  The family lived in the Dubuque County area until the spring of 2005.  They then moved to the Edgewood / Strawberry Point area.  John worked at Hodge’s in Dubuque for several years and then was a truck driver for Simons Feed and Grain in Manchester.

John had a dairy herd and milked cows until 2009.  He enjoyed raising short horn cattle and wood working.

Survivors include his wife, Dee Hense of Strawberry Point; his son, Matt Hense of Strawberry Point; three siblings, Chris (Pat) McNamara of Dubuque, Tom (Mary) Hense of Epworth, and Bev (Steve) Wagner of Dubuque; his father-in-law, Donald Berns of Garnavillo; a brother-in-law, Lee Berns of Garnavillo, and many nieces and nephews.

John was preceded in death by his parents; and his mother-in-law, Carolyn Berns.

A John Hense Memorial Fund has been established at Dupaco Community Credit Union.


 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
July 19, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Leonard-Muller Funeral Home
628 Commercial Street
Strawberry Point, IA 52076

Visitation
Thursday
July 20, 2017

10:00 AM to 10:55 AM
Leonard-Muller Funeral Home
628 Commercial Street
Strawberry Point, IA 52076

Funeral Service
Thursday
July 20, 2017

11:00 AM
Leonard-Muller Funeral Home
628 Commercial Street
Strawberry Point, IA 52076

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
July 20, 2017

Cass Township Cemetery
East Mission Street
Strawberry Point, IA 52076