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Wayne Andrew Henessee

Jul 19, 2013

Wayne Andrew Henessee, 74, New London, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, July 20, at Elliott Chapel, New London. The Revs. Jim Roth and David Mixon will officiate. Burial will be in Burge Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will begin after noon on Friday, July 19, at Elliott Chapel, with the family greeting friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Memorials have been established to the New London United Methodist Church and the New London Baseball Association. Online condolences may be left at

He was born May 8, 1939, in New London. He was the son of Merle L. and Treva L. Waddle Henessee. On June 14, 1959, he married Darlene K. Underwood.

He worked at IAAP in telephone maintenance for 38 years, retiring in 2002. He was a 1956 graduate of New London High School and an active member of the New London United Methodist Church. He was a member of the United Methodist Men, enjoyed New London athletics and sports in general. He also enjoyed playing cards and attending his grandchildren’s events.

He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Brenda (Charles) Clark of Marion; two sons, Michael (Susan) of Wilton, and Jeffrey (Robin) of Marion; and seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.


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