Obituary of Helen E. Henricks
Adrian – Helen E. Henricks, age 74, of Adrian, passed away on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Hospice of Lenawee surrounded by her family. She was born on August 11, 1946, in Cheboygan, the daughter of Lloyd and Agatha (Dore) Dennis. She received her Master’s in Social Work from Eastern Michigan University and had been employed as a Social Worker with Child Protective Services. On June 6, 1986, in Adrian, Helen married Roger Henricks and he preceded her in death on February 11, 2021. Helen was instrumental in the development of Share the Warmth of Lenawee and had worked diligently over the years to help it grow into the successful organization it is today. She also started the substance abuse counseling services at the girls training school.
Helen is survived by her four sons, Craig (Whitney) Henricks of Adrian, Ben (Heather Nash) Lorenz of Ann Arbor, Joel (Jennifer) Henricks of Adrian, and Matt (Samantha Wiley) Lorenz of Chicago, IL; daughter, Wendy (Jamie) Henricks of Dundee; eight grandchildren, Lauren, Aidan, Collin, Elise, Desmond, Ella, Leila, and Matthew; brother, Maurie (Diane) Dennis; and brother-in-law, Dareld Herod. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Doreen Herod.
Per Helen’s request, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, from 3 – 7 p.m. with a Prayer Service beginning at 7 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. The memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Parish, St. Mary Campus with Fr. Michael Newman officiating.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial Contributions may be given to Share the Warmth at https://sharethewarmthoflenawee.org/donate. Envelopes are available at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.
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