Mary Cynthia Henkel
Mary Cynthia Henkel
  • August 20, 1958 - July 3, 2015
  • Bettendorf, Iowa

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Mary Cynthia Henkel, age 56 of Bettendorf, died Friday, July 03, 2015 at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, IA.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 6 at Hodgson Funeral Home, Rock Island. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Bettendorf. Interment will follow at Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island. Memorials may be made to the Chippiannock Cemetery Heritage Foundation.

Mary Cynthia was born on August 20, 1958 in Rock Island, the daughter of Jeffrey and Marilyn (Collins) Vogele. She married Randall Henkel on June 25, 1988 in Nashua, Iowa at the Little Brown Church in the Vale.

Mary graduated from St. Ambrose University with BA in Accounting and attained her CPA certification, and had worked for the Roy E. Roth Company in Milan, Happy Joe's Pizza, Bettendorf, LinguiSystems, East Moline, and for the past 20 years at Lewis Machine & Tool Company in Rock Island, where she served in various capacities over the years, most notably as comptroller.

In her free time, Mary enjoyed quilting, gardening, cooking, baking, and traveling. She was a great fan of the Rolling Stones, and was fortunate to have seen two of their live performances.

Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Randy, Bettendorf; mother, Marilyn Vogele, Bettendorf, daughters, Megan Henkel, North Olmsted, OH, and Alex Henkel, Bettendorf; 2 foster grandchildren; siblings, Jennifer (Wayne) Snell, Rock Island, Stephanie (Mike) Parsey, Ft. Wayne, IN, Bridgit (Darren) Dayton, Lansing, MI, Steve (Kristine) Vogele, Maquoketa, IA, and Brent (Valerie) Vogele, Bettendorf; mother-in-law, Lucille Henkel, Bettendorf; sister-in-law, Susan (Skip) Altig, North Platte, NE; and many aunts and uncles, cousins, and nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her father, Jeffrey, in 2000.

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