Mr. Hensiek was a plant manager and retired from Vertex Chemical, Dupo, IL. He was a member of Swansea Baptist Church, Swansea, IL, and a former member of the Swansea Elks Club. Virgil was a United States World War II Army veteran. He was a loving husband and father, and he will be dearly missed.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 29 years, Valeta, nee Inman, Hensiek, whom he married on April 27, 1991, and who died on December 16, 2020; a son in infancy, Daniel Hensiek; his first wife, Patricia Hensiek; his parents, Benjamin and Molly Elizabeth “Betty”, nee Witt, Hensiek; five brothers Ray, Roy, Ben, Bobby, and George Hensiek; and a sister, Darlene Allen.
Surviving are his children, James (Roxanne) Hensiek, Shelia (Tim) Nunnally, and Timmy (Donna) Hensiek; two stepchildren, Edward Alberti, and Tia (Curtis) Benningfield; five grandchildren, Craig (Christine) Nunnally, Brad (Kim) Nunnally, Carrie (Kris) Conaway, Steven (Anita) Hensiek, and Lisa (Jason) Yoxtheimer; three step-grandchildren, Zachary Alberti, Dominick Alberti, and Cassie Alberti; and numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Funeral: Graveside services with military honors will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 19, 2021, at Jonesburg City Cemetery, Railroad Street, Jonesburg, MO, 63351.
Celebration of Life will be held after the graveside service at Celebration Hall, 211 North 2nd Street, Jonesburg, MO, 63351. Potluck luncheon will follow.