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George Axel

October 22, 1938 – January 31, 2019

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Obituary for George Axel Henning

George Axel Henning Jr. of Henning Salvage peacefully passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019 at his home. He was 80. George was born on October 22, 1938 to George and Mary Henning Sr. in Aberdeen, WA. In June of 1957 George graduated from J.M. Weatherwax High School and continued to stay true to the Blue and Gold through his years.

On July 8, 1961 George married Andrea Lee Henning. Together they spent many years traveling, exploring nature and collecting antiques. When George decided to join the National Guard Andrea was there to support him every step of the way. After 5 years, George was honorably discharged as an E5 on June 10, 1965.

After the military George became involved with the American Legion and Mission Convent Church in Aberdeen, WA. He loved photography, fishing, hunting, and his pets. He made sure to stay active in all of his interests while running Henning Salvage for 42 years with his family.

George is survived by his wife Andrea Henning of Aberdeen, WA; sons Mark (Cynthia) Henning of Aberdeen, WA, Greg (Angie) Henning of Coeur d'Alene, ID, and Aaron Henning of Aberdeen, WA; brother Herbert (Denise) Henning of Veneta, OR; brother in-law Larry Wishart of Coeur d'Alene, ID; grandchildren Amber Lee, Michelle, and Issac; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents George and Mary Henning and sister Rena Wishart.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Church of the Nazarene, 101 South H Street, Aberdeen. Viewing will be held prior to the service from Noon-2:00 p.m. Reception to follow service. George will be laid to rest at Fern Hill Cemetery in Aberdeen, WA with military honors.

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When Friday, February 8th, 2019 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Alive Church of the Nazarene
101 North H Street
Aberdeen, WA 98520

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Friday, February 8th, 2019 2:00pm
Alive Church of the Nazerene
101 North H Street
Aberdeen, WA 98520
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