Henry Popken - February 16, 2011
Henry B. Popken, 85, of West Point, died Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, at St. Francis Memorial Hospital. Funeral Mass was Friday, Feb. 12, 2011, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Rev. Frank Lordemann officiated. Burial with military honors was at St. Michael’s Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Central Catholic, Guardian Angels, or St. Joseph’s Retirement Community.
Survivors include daughters, Sharon and Tom Mace, Janet and Glen Ortmeier, Rita and Darrell Bunn, and Mary Jo and Bob Fredrickson Jr., all of West Point, and Jean and Scott Scherer of Rapid City, S.D.; sons, Bruce and Karen of Elkhorn and Robert of West Point; 18 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, George of Lincoln, Lavern “L.J.” and Lola of Highlands Ranch, Colo. and Don of Ventura, Calif.; and sister, Carolyn Sorensen of Roselle, Ill.
Stokely Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.