Gerald D Henrey

November 28, 1923October 21, 2013

Gerald D. Henrey, MM, of Rockford passed away October 21, 2013 at Swedish American Hospital. Born on November 18, 1923 in Fort Wayne, IN; he was the son of Orville D. and Audrey (Monare) Henrey. A Purple Heart Recipient, he was a WWII Veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Star in the East Lodge # 166, honorary member of EFW Ellis Lodge # 633, Scottish Rite, Tebala Shrine Temple, and Second Congregational Church. Survivors include his brother, Orville (Lorenia) Henrey; nephew, Jeff (Lisa) Henrey; and dear friends, Marty (Roxanne) Tuckett, Jr. He was predeceased by his parents; wife, Lavoun (Aase) Henrey; daughter, Cheryl Henrey; brothers, Ronald, Charles, and Harold Henrey. Graveside service with Masonic Rites, 2:30 p.m. Friday, October 25, at Sunset Memorial Gardens, 8800 N. Alpine Road, Machesney Park, Pastor Wendell Maynard officiating. Memorials may be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital. Services entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home. Online condolences may be submitted at

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