In Memoriam : Stephen Hensgen

Stephen Hensgen Stephen "Beaver" Hensgen - age: 62
(May 30, 1957 to November 22, 2019 )
Resident of Mulkeytown, Illinois

Visitation Information:

Stephen Matthew “Beaver” Hensgen, age 62, of Mulkeytown, passed away at Friday, November 22, 2019 at his home.

A Memorial Celebration of Life Service will be planned for a future date.

Cremation arrangements are with the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Stephen Matthew Hensgen was born on May 30, 1957 in St. Louis, MO, the son of Wilbur J. Hensgen and Eunice (Sheldon) Hensgen.

He formerly worked with Pepsi Mid-America as a bottle filler. Prior to working with Pepsi, he worked at Maytag.

Beaver enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, camping, and going to the “country house”. He was a good storyteller, and song writer. His family said that he could write lyrics to a song about anything. He loved family events and spending time with family, but most of all, he loved being with his grandkids.

He is survived by his three daughters: Amber (Hensgen) Koloroutis and husband Adam of Kileen, TX, Ashley (Hensgen) Turner and husband Scott of West Frankfort, Chelsea Hensgen of Minnesota; seven grandchildren: Nolan Koloroutis, Brynlee Koloroutis, William Turner, Tyler Craft, Jordan Turner, Jadelynn Turner, Paisley Hensgen; a sister Patricia Wilson of Marion, IL; a brother James Hensgen and wife Carla of Carterville, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death are his parents; a brother-in-law Dale Wilson; and a nephew Eric Hensgen.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Stephen Matthew Hensgen, to the family to assist with the cremation expenses, and may be mailed to the Leffler Funeral Home, 401 East Main Street, Benton, IL 62812.

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