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Marianne Gisela Hensley

1933 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Marianne Gisela Hensley Obituary
Hensley, Marianne Gisela
Marianne Gisela Hensley, a long time resident of the Phoenix area, passed away peacefully on January 15, 2016. Born in 1933, Insterburger, Germany, Marianne became a Unites States citizen on June 11th, 1969. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Education, with a secondary degree in English from University of Guam in 1973. She continued her education at the University of Guam earning her Master of Education degree with a focus on guidance and counseling in 1975. Marianne taught foreign languages and reading at Glendale High School for over 25 years, retiring in 2002. She loved teaching and sponsored the foreign language club. She took students to cultural events, and especially loved the theater allowing her students to experience musicals. Marianne is survived by her husband of 55 years, Ollie S. Hensley. She loved her children Hans Hensley, Mark Hensley and Suzanne Clark. She was thrilled and enjoyed the laughter her four grandchildren brought to her life, Kaden, Maddox, Dylan and Reese. Marianne was an amazing person who brought joy to everyone's life that she touched and her memory will live on in our hearts forever. Services were held January 19th, at Hansen Desert Hills Mortuary. The family requests donations be made to ASU Gammage Education and Outreach. Please visit www.hansenmortuary.com to place online condolences.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Jan. 20, 2016
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