PETERSBURG - Paul Edwin Henrikson, 86, of Petersburg, Ill., went to Heaven on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
He was born March 14, 1926, in Springfield, the son of Emil A. and Anna E. Johnson Henrikson. He married Mary Jean Moe on Aug. 18, 1952, at Third Presbyterian Church.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Allen and Robert Henrikson. His beloved Mary went to Heaven just 4 weeks ago.
Paul is survived by several nieces and nephews and many friends.
Paul worked at Sangamo Electric for 34 years. After leaving Sangamo, Paul then worked at SIU School of Medicine for 10 years.
Visitation will be from 3:45 - 5:45 p.m., on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at Third Presbyterian Church. Funeral Services will follow immediately at 6:00 p.m. with Reverend Brent Mitchell officiating. There will be no services at the graveside due to the winter weather. Guests are invited to stay at the church for a light meal and fellowship.
Memorial contributions may be made to Third Presbyterian Church, Shriners Hospitals for Children or Sunny Acres Nursing Home.
Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements.
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