Joseph James Henning, 32, of St. Cloud, MN, formerly of Cokato/Howard Lake passed away Saturday, July 12. He was born May 23, 1982 in Minneapolis, MN to James and Sherrie. Joe was baptized on June 27, 1982 at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Minneapolis and confirmed in his faith in Bemidji in 1996. He graduated from Faribault Academy in 2000. After graduation he continued his education through several accomplishments in the technology field at St. Cloud Technical College. Joe was known for his love of computers and ongoing technology projects. Anyone with a computer problem knew they could ask Joe. Joe had a never ending thirst for knowledge, and continued taking classes to better himself. He received certifications that we didn’t know existed; such as, CompTIA, Network K+ Certified, A+ Certified CE, Certified Wireless Network Administrator, and Certified Wireless Technology Specialist. His latest project was to become a Volunteer Examiner for Amateur Radio License. Joe was so proud of his accomplishments and would call us immediately. Joe loved talking and discussing his work and hobbies with all.
Joe is survived by his mother, Sherrie (Greg) Terning and brother, Travis (Robyn) Henning, niece and nephew, Mason and Madison, step-brother, Brent (Chelsea) Terning and children, Morgan, Oliver, Claire. Along with Step-brother, Jared (Amy) Terning and children, Gavin, Mallory, and Hayden, Grandma Manetta Penner, Great Aunt Deloris Leifermann and special friend, Aly Fox. Grandparents, Norman and Elmie Henning, aunts, Kim and Linda, uncles, Wayne and Dan, cousins, Matthew and Katherine, other relatives, and many friends.
Preceded in death by father, James Henning, grandfather, Clarence Penner, and great-grandma, Clara Pfeil.
Blessed be Joe’s Memory
A Celebration of Life will be at Stockholm Lutheran Church, Cokato at 1:00 PM, Thursday, July 17. Visitation from 11:00 – 1:00 PM prior to service. Internment to follow at the church cemetery.