Eugene Geno David Henshaw

January 10, 1920May 27, 2011

Eugene “Geno” Henshaw died on May 27, 2011 in Gresham, Oreogn at the age of 91. Geno was born on January 10, 1920 in Everett, Washington to Alexander and Grace (Cunningham) Conn. Geno grew up in Southeast Portland. He graduated from Corbett High School in 1938 where he was president of the student body. He proudly served his country in the Army Air Corps in the South Pacific during World War II. Geno married Arlene Lundbom on July 2, 1942 in Denver, Colorado. He did some logging, then was in the banking industry, then served in the military, and eventually was a sheet metal worker. Geno was a stalworth member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Interests included fishing, where he was a charter member of the northwest Steel headers Sandy River Chapter, an avid mushroom hunter, liked crossword puzzles, vegetable and floral gardening, built his own home and spent 25 active years for Zarephath Pantry organization. He spent some summers in Seaside, Oregon. Geno was a long time Gresham and Corbett area resident. In lieu of flowers donations may be given to Zarephath Kitchen and Pantry. Survivors include his loving wife Arlene, of Gresham, two sons, Roger Henshaw, of Vancouver, WA., and Keith Henshaw, of Portland, OR., daughter, Elaine Henshaw-Marshall, of Gresham, OR., six grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Funeral service will be on Monday, June 6, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church located at 507 W. Powell Blvd., in Gresham, Oregon followed by a committal burial service at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Gresham.


  • Funeral Service Monday, June 6, 2011

Eugene Geno David Henshaw

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Bob Anderson

June 6, 2011

Arlene, my thoughts and prayers are with you now.
Robert Anderson and children Sharon and Alan - Mayetta, Kansas

The Dana Marshall family

June 6, 2011

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

June 4, 2011

Gene was the person who got me interested in doing Crossword Puzzles. He was a wiz at it!!
Rest in peace, Gene.
Marcia Truswell

The Staff of Bateman Carroll Funeral Home

June 2, 2011

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.