Loren R. Henshaw

                                                ┌── Charles Irvin Henshaw
                                                │    1859-1932 
                    ┌── William Riley Henshaw ──┤
                    │    1879-1936              │
                    │                           └── Marinda E. Cross
                    │                               c1861-?    
Loren R. Henshaw ───┤
B: 1913             │                           ┌── John Jackson Dunn
D: 2003             │                           │
                    └── Martha Elizabeth Dunn ──┤
                         1881-1962              │
                                                └── Nancy Mahala Reed
M: Juanita McDonald
   └── Thomas Riley Henshaw (?-<2003) 1

Loren R. Henshaw     [ID 13259] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Apr 10 1913, Illinois.2,3,4,5,6  

He married Juanita McDonald.5  Juanita was born Aug 23 1918.6  

Juanita died May - 1986.5,6  

Loren R. Henshaw died Sep 19 2003, Harrisburg Medical Center, Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois; buried Saline Ridge Cemetery, south of Harrisburg, Illinois.5,6  

Loren's obituary was published in "The Daily Register" (Harrisburg, Illinois) on Sep 20 2003:7

Loren R. Henshaw

Loren R. Henshaw, 90, of 1311 S. Land St., Harrisburg, died 5:15 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, 2003, at Harrisburg Medical Center.  

Services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 22, 2003, at Reed Funeral Chapel in Harrisburg with the Rev. Richard Hubble officiating.  Burial will be in Saline Ridge Cemetery.  Visitation is 11 a.m. to service time Monday at the funeral home.  

He was born April 10, 1913, in Stonefort to the late William Riley and Martha (Dunn) Henshaw.  In 1946, he married Juanita McDonald, who preceded him in death in 1986.  

He was a World War II veteran who worked for General Motors in Pontiac, Mich.  

He is survived by a stepson, James O. Ward of Washington; a sister, Louise Owen of Manteno; grandchildren, Sharon and Scott Spillman of Seattle, Wash., Cynthia and Jim Shaver of Washington, Richard and Kelley Ward of East Peoria, Sandra and Joe Davis of Washington and Julie and Tom Lewis of Owensboro, Ky.; 12 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews, Marie Glodo of Carbondale, Floetta Hill of Golconda, Charles Henshaw of Manteno, Dean Henshaw of Simpson, Carl Henshaw of Mesa, Ariz, Gary Henshaw of Marquette, Mich. and Lloyd W. Henshaw of South Elgin; and a special friend, Elsie Stricklin of Harrisburg.  

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Riley Henshaw and a nephew, Vonnie Henshaw.

Another obituary was published by the Reed Funeral Chapel:5

Loren R. Henshaw, 90, of 1311 S. Land Street, Harrisburg, passed away 5:15 AM Friday in Harrisburg Medical Center.  He was born April 10, 1913 to the late William Riley & Martha (Dunn) Henshaw.  He married Juanita McDonald and she preceded him in death in 1986.  Loren was retired from Geneal Motors & Coach in Pontiac, MI.  He was a veteran of WWII.  

He is survived by a stepson: James O. Ward of Washington, IL; a sister Louise Owen of Manteno, IL.  and a special friend: Elsie Stricklin of Harrisburg, IL.  5 Grandchildren & Spouses: Sharon & Scott Spillman; Cynthia & Jim Shaver; Richard & Kelley Ward; Sandra & Joe Davis; and Julie & Tom Lweis along with 12 Great-grandchildren.  Nieces & Nephews: Marie Glodo, Floetta Hill; Charles Henshaw; Dean Henshaw; Carl Henshaw; Gary Henshaw; & Lloyd Henshaw.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Juanita and a son Thomas Riley Henshaw and a nephew Vonnie Henshaw.  

Service will be at 1:00 PM Monday at Reed Funeral Chapel with Rev. Richard Hubble officiating.  Burial will be in Saline Ridge Cemetery south of Harrisburg.  Friends may call from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Monday at the funeral home.

Social Security information for Loren R. Henshaw: 357-09-6358

Social Security information for Juanita McDonald: 333-18-0482


  1. Obituary of Loren R. Henshaw.
  2. 1920 census, Independence Township, Saline County, Illinois; roll T625-395, ED 134, page 8B, line #88, dwelling #148, family #150.
  3. 1930 census, Independence Township, Saline County, Illinois; roll T626-554, ED 23, page 1B, line #73, dwelling #14, family #15.
  4. 1940 census, Independence Township, Saline County, Illinois; roll T627-883, ED 83-27, page 4A, line #45, household #56.
  5. Obituary of Loren R. Henshaw; Reed Funeral Chapel: http://www.reedfuneralchapel.com.
  6. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  7. Obituary of Loren R. Henshaw; "The Daily Register" (Harrisburg, Illinois), Sep 20 2003:

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