THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Samuel O. Hengel
Issue Date: December 8, 2010
Samuel O. Hengel found peace on Tuesday, Nov. 30 after tragically taking his own life.
He was 15 years old and born in Green Bay on June 27, 1995 to Jonathan and Ann (Clayton) Hengel. He was raised in Porterfield and was a sophomore at Marinette High School. He was a proud member of the Boy Scouts of American as a Life Scout and belonged to Troop 1054 in Peshtigo. He was in Tae Kwon Do at Five Star Martial Arts and was a red belt where he had the goal of becoming a black belt. He also loved hunting, fishing and anything that included his family and the outdoors.
Survivors include his parents, Jon and Ann; two brothers, Benjamin and Daniel; grandfather, Robert Hengel Sr. of Green Bay; grandmother, Patricia Boll of Manitowoc; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and numerous additional family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Marilyn Hengel.
His life was celebrated in a Memorial Service on Sunday, Dec. 5 at the Blesch Auditorium, corner of 13th St. and 14th Ave. in Menominee. Visitation was from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a Memorial Service at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established at Bank Mutual, Marinette. All monies will be donated to various organizations which will include prevention of suicide.
Hansen-Onion-Martell Funeral Home assisted the family.