Henry Ellis Rosenquist

January 26, 1922March 2, 2018

Henry Ellis Rosenquist peacefully passed away on Friday, March 2 at 2:00 AM surrounded by his loving family. Born in 1922, he was raised along with his two sisters and two brothers by his Swedish-immigrant parents on a sharecropping farm in Maryvale, Missouri. Despite his humble beginnings, he obtained a B.S. degree as well as an M.B.A.; he joined the U.S. Airforce and retired at the rank of Major; and he had a wonderful twenty-five year career with the U.S. Foreign Service which took him and his family around the world. He enjoyed a marriage of 61 years to the love of his life, Billie Jean Hensley, who passed away just last year. During his retirement, he wrote a memoir of his early life titled: A Promise Kept. He is survived by his two daughters, three grandchildren and one great grandchild. Major Rosenquist will be laid to rest with honors at Arlington National Cemetery.


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Lanica Rubin

March 8, 2018

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My heartfelt condolences is with the family. It may comfort you to know that God hates death just as much as we do. He calls it an enemy and promises to get rid of it one day in your bible at 1Corinthians 15:26.