Celebration of Life Services for Betty Ann Henneke will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2019
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at the Salem United Methodist Church, Drummond, OK. Burial will be after the service in
Waukomis Cemetery, Waukomis, Oklahoma under the direction of Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends and family Friday evening from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Betty was born in Covington, Oklahoma to Earl and Anna (Staerkel) Gregg on February 2, 1934 and
passed away at her home on March 11, 2019. She graduated from Covington High School in 1952.
On a blind date, she met a handsome young Marine from Drummond, Oklahoma named Charles
Dean Henneke in 1951. They were married in Covington, Oklahoma on June 8, 1952 after he
returned from the Korean War. They were married for 66 3/4 years and made their home in
For 31 ½ years she worked as Secretary for the United States Department of Agriculture/Natural
Resources and Conservation Service as well as the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture/Garfield
County. She wore many hats. She was a hardworking farmer’s wife, mother, grandmother, great
grandmother, seamstress, cook, tractor driver, truck driver, mechanic’s helper, secretary and
bookkeeper. Betty’s Café, as the grandchildren called Betty’s kitchen, was always open - she cooked for many
harvest crews, hired hands and family. Her kitchen was open and she cooked for someone everyday.
SHE LOVED TO COOK!!!
She is preceded in death by her parents, Earl and Anna (Staerkel) Gregg and her brother, Cledith
She is survived by her husband, Charles Dean Henneke; children, Teresa Taylor of Covington, Dale
Henneke and wife Traci of Drummond, Kathy Harrison and husband Tom of Enid, David Henneke and
wife Pam of Enid; grandchildren, Rebecca Pierson of Stroud, Monty Taylor of Dover, Lacey Taylor
of Covington, Sara Scott of Bison, Bret Henneke of Enid, Ryan Henneke of Edmond, Lauren
Henneke of Oklahoma City, Paige Henneke of Drummond and 13 great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Drummond, Oklahoma Fire Department with Ladusau-Evans as custodian of the funds. Condolences may be made at www.ladusauevans.com