Gerald Jason “Jake” Henderson, 80 of Stanley, died Friday,
January 24, 2020 at the Cornell Care Center. He was born on
December 19, 1939 to the late Scott and Adeline (Gruber)
Henderson. Gerald grew up in the Stanley area and graduated
from Stanley High in 1958. He entered the Army for a few years and
then worked in Minneapolis and Milwaukee.
Gerald returned to the area and married Mary Kay Savina on
February 27, 1971. He then worked for Presto, Uniroyal for 17
years, IKE and Benchmark until his retirement in 1992. He was an
avid Stanley-Boyd sports fan and enjoyed fishing and hunting and
being with his family.
He is survived by his son, Dan Szymoniak, his sister Karen (Al)
Raether of Stephenson, MI his nieces and nephews, Scott and Nate
(Kerry) Solie, Renee (Mark) Simenson, Lorna (David) Liegeois and
Brian (Tammy) Raether and his Special Grand-Niece, Lakyn Wiese.
Gerald is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Mary Kay in
2016, and his sister, Jeanne Solie.
A funeral mass will be held at 11:30 AM on Friday, January 31,
2020 at Holy Family Catholic Church-Stanley with Father William
Felix officiating. Entombment will follow in the Chapel of Hope
Mausoleum in Chippewa Falls. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 PM on
Thursday at the Plombon Funeral Home-Stanley and Friday
morning from 10AM until time of Mass at the Church.