Lee A. Henneigh, 73, of East Wenatchee, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020 in Wenatchee.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Lee Alvin Henneigh, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
Lee was born on November 13, 1946 at Coulee Dam, Washington to the late Marion and Verlie Elva (Lee) Henneigh. When he was just a toddler, they moved to make their home in Wenatchee. He attended South Wenatchee Elementary, Pioneer Middle, and Wenatchee High School. He graduated with the class of 1965. He continued his education at Wenatchee Valley College where he received his Associates Degree in Social Services.
Lee met his future bride, Lois “Kris” while she was still in Junior High at Pioneer in Wenatchee. They were later married on October 21, 1966. They made their first home together in Wenatchee.
Lee went to work as the Industrial Maintenance Mechanic and Welder at Hannah Mining in Rock Island. He continued to work through the name changes: Hannah Mining, Keokuk, Silicon Metal Tech for a total of 33 years before retiring.
He then went to work as a counselor for the Drug and Alcohol Center on Okanogan Ave in Wenatchee for four years. Later, he became a driver for Patient Services at Provide a Ride and BNSF. He also became a Volunteer at the Salvation Army at the Social Services Administration Building.
Lee enjoyed baseball and played on several teams as well as the Senior League. Horses and fishing were also on his list of enjoyments.
Lee is survived by his wife: Lois “Kris” Henneigh; three children: Lesia Curtis, Lane’e (Brennan) Earhart, and Lonnie “Sherry” Henneigh; ten grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his sister Joyce Barnhart; and brother Dennis Henneigh. He is preceded in death by his parents: Marion and Verlie Henneigh; brother: Michael Henneigh; and son-in-law’s: Timothy Curtis and Steve Kelley.
The family invite you to view Lee’s tribute page at www.HeritageMemorialChapel.com to write a memory/condolence. Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Memorial Chapel, East Wenatchee and Cashmere.
A Celebration of Life will be held at King’s Orchard Church of Christ, 1610 Orchard Ave., Wenatchee, WA on Saturday, July 18th at 2 p.m.