Katherine "Kaye" Henggeler
1927 - 2013
Katherine "Kaye" Henggeler our beloved Mother, Grandmother, and friend was surrounded by her children as she went to her heavenly home on April 4, 2013. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 10th at West Valley Free Methodist Church, 100 E. 1st St., Fruitland. A viewing will be held from 10-11 a.m., prior to the service. Interment will follow service at Park View Cemetery, New Plymouth. Arrangements are under the direction of Shaffer-Jensen Memory Chapel, Fruitland. Condolences may be made to Kaye's family at www.shaffer-jensenchapel.com.
Kaye was born on Aug. 20, 1927 in Scottsbluff, NE. She and her five siblings were raised by her mother, Bessie Lane.
Kaye married the love of her life, Ben Henggeler, on Aug. 21, 1946. Kaye and Ben had four children, Larry, Colleen, Shirley, and Sharon Dee. After Ben passed away in 1986, Kaye was surrounded by family and many good friends in Fruitland. She took up golf and became a member of the Women's league at Scotch Pine Golf Course in Payette. She served on Fruitland Planning and Zoning Commission and on the Payette County Election Board for many years.
Kaye leaves behind her children and their families: Larry Henggeler of McCall, Colleen and Lorn Gordon of Boise, Shirley and Earl Baisley of Boise, Sharon Dee and Glen Vogt of Fruitland; her grandchildren: Larry Dean and Pam Henggeler of McCall, Jeffrey and Shannon Henggeler of McCall, Stacy and Jake Phillips of Eagle, Danielle and Mike Meske of Meridian, Michele and Bill Lancaster of Payette, and Kalyn Baisley of Boise; her sisters: Viola Puetsch of Temple, TX, and Barbara Brumet of New Plymouth. Kaye also has 13 great grandchildren.
Kaye was preceded in death by her husband Benedict Anthony Henggeler; her mother Bessie Marie Lane; her three brothers, Richard, Donald, and Wayne Lane; her baby girl Mary; her granddaughter Tracy and great granddaughter Sidney.
Kaye's family would like to thank Coleen and her support team from Legacy Hospice. We will remember each of you for the unparalleled care and support that you provided to Mom and each of us during this difficult time.
We will miss your beautiful smile and your sweetness and feel so blessed that you were our Mom and our friend.
Published in Idaho Statesman on Apr. 7, 2013