Charles Hensch

SANBORN — Charles Hensch, age 86, of Sanborn, MN died on June 4, 2021, at his home in Sanborn, MN.

Visitation will be on Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield Chapel and will continue on Friday from 9:30 am until 10:30 am at the St. Thomas Oratory in Sanborn, MN.

Service will be held at the St. Thomas Oratory on Friday at 10:30 am.

The clergy will be Father Garrett Ahlers. Interment will be at the Sanborn City Cemetery in Sanborn, MN.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield, MN. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Memorials to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Charles William Hensch was born on April 15, 1935, in Sanborn, MN, the son of William and Monica (Schmitz) Hensch. He graduated from Sanborn High School and entered the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1960. He was united in marriage to Marilyn Wannarka on May 1, 1965, in Wanda, MN. Charles worked as a diesel mechanic and was employed at Fox Brothers from 1966 until his retirement. Charles served on the Sanborn Fire Department and was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church. He enjoyed working outdoors, mowing, spending time in his shop, and sitting on his deck enjoying nature. Charles also enjoyed traveling and attending Army reunions.

He is survived by his wife – Marilyn; children – Carol (Joe) Bruggeman, Mike (Kari) Hensch, Dan (Teresa) Hensch, Jon (Becky) Hensch; grandchildren – Josh, Sarah, Aaron, Matthew, Ashley, Brandon, Zack, Lucas, Kylie, and Amber; great grandchildren – McKenna, Cal, and Watson; and a brother-in-law – Elmer Baune. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister – Evelyn (Don) Steve and Donna Baune; and parents-in-law – Leonard and Arline Wannarka.