Laverne Henk
December 11, 1936  -  July 30, 2018

Laverne Henk

Goetz Funeral Home
713 N. Austin St.
Seguin, TX  78155
Thursday, August 2, 2018
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
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Cross Church
814 N. Bauer Street
Seguin, TX  78155
Friday, August 3, 2018
1:00 p.m.
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Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park
2951 TX-46
New Braunfels, TX  78130
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LaVerne Edna (Seidel) Henk age 81, of Geronimo, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 30, 2018. She died peacefully with family by her side.

Visitation will be 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Thursday August 2, 2018 at Goetz Funeral Home in Seguin. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM, Friday, August 3, 2018 at Cross Church, 814 Bauer St, Seguin, TX 78155. Burial will follow at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park.

LaVerne was born to Elizabeth (Rabel) and Charlie Seidel Sr. on December 11, 1936 in Bastrop County, Texas. The family moved to New Braunfels, Texas when she was five years old. She married John Martin Henk on October 6, 1953. They were wonderful parents to three children, Judy, Donnie and Mitchell. She retired from Motorola Company. LaVerne enjoyed traveling, bowling, dancing and playing slot machines. She will be forever remembered as a loving, Wife, Mother, Oma, Sister, Tanta and friend to many.

She is preceded in death by her husband John Henk, daughter Judy (Henk) Bernhard, grandson Jonathon Henk, sister Lillian (Seidel) Lehman.

Survivors include her son Donnie, daughter in-law Betsy, son Mitchell and son in-law Chris Bernhard. Grandchildren Tiffany (Michael) Niles, Nicole (Mike) Purdum, Bryan (Laura Jane) Bernhard, Kendra (Clayton) Chambers, Derek (Rachael) Henk and Sara Henk. Sisters, Lawrine Marek, Lenora Mueller, Lugine Voss, brother Charlie (Carol) Seidel. Brother in-laws Roman Lehmann, Leo (Annie) Henk and sister in-law Betty (Albert) Jandt. Numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are, Bryan Bernhard, Clayton Chambers, Derek Henk, Leon Henk, Mike Purdum and Whitney Niles. Honorary pallbearers are Cody Schmitz and Colton Rudeloff.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Guadalupe Regional Hospice, 1215 Court Street, Seguin, TX 78155


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  1. Betty Williamson
    San Marcos, TX

    I was so happy to be your friend for all of these years. Condolonces and prayers for the family. Will remember all of our fun times together at the VFW dances.

  2. Jenni Shaffer
    Mountain City, TX

    She will be missed greatly at Geronimo VFW. Prayers to the family.

  3. Janice Rudeloff
    Seguin, TX

    Sending my condolences and prayers.

  4. Roger Erxleben
    Devine, TX

    Rest in peace leverne

  5. Wayne Dietert
    Kingsbury, TX

    My condolences to the family may she rest in peace.

  6. Debbie j Kissire
    Dallas, TX

    Please correct spelling of Tanta LaVerne guestbook entry I just sent. LaVerne, not Laverne. Might fix your site? Thank you.

  7. Martha Voss Salmon
    San Marcos, TX

    Donnie & Mitchell,
    My deepest sympathies to you and your families in the loss of your sweet mom. Praying for peace and comfort for each of you.

  8. Crystal Wehe
    New Braunfels, TX

    I love you Aunt LaVerne and so happy your suffering has ended. I know Uncle John and Judy welcomed you with loving arms. Until we meet again!

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