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Conrad Richard Hennen

d. January 4, 2018

Conrad Richard Hennen was born on June 22, 1933, in Westerheim Township to Leo and Isabelle (Jennen) Hennen. He grew up on the family farm, attended St. Eloi Catholic Grade School and graduated from Minneota High School in 1951. Conrad enlisted and served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany from 1955 - 1957. On November 27, 1960, he was united in marriage to Elaine Doom. The couple farmed and raised their family northeast of Ghent. In 2001, they moved to Marshall. Conrad enjoyed horses, ball games, and following his children's and later grandchildren's activities. He was very generous with his time. He enjoyed fixing things for family and for the Sisters of Mary Morning Star in Ghent. Faith and family were his primary focus. Conrad was an active member of St. Eloi Catholic Church. He served as a Trustee, Usher and will be remembered for tolling the bell on Sunday mornings.

Conrad died on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at the Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center in Marshall. He is survived by his wife, Elaine, of Marshall, children Doug (and Cindy) Hennen of Cottonwood, Brad (and Barb) Hennen of Ghent, Julie (and Joey) Freyberg of Mankato, Mary Susan (and Tim) Drake of St. Joseph, Martin (and Laura) Hennen of Ghent, grandchildren Elizabeth, Rob (and Caroline,) Danny, Audrey (and Mark,) Grant, Susie, Beth, Thomas, Jacob, Leo, Ben, Anna, Elias, Isabel, Claire, Elena, Peter, Zachary, Kate, Evan and Elise, great-grandchildren Liam and Maxwell, siblings Orville (and Marge,) Jack (and Terry,) Judy Bot, Rona Van Keulen, David (and Diane,) Kris (and Curt) Teberg, sister-in-law Margaret Mitchell, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Ralph and brothers-in-law Allan Van Keulen and Vincent Bot.

Memorials preferred to the St. Eloi Building Project or a charity of the Donor's Choice.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, January 7, 2018

Starts at 4:00 pm (Central time)

St. Eloi Catholic Church

308 W. McQuestion, GHENT, MN

Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. followed by a Rosary January 7, 2017 at St. Eloi Catholic Church in Ghent, MN

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