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Gary Wayne Kensing

May 6, 1957 - January 7, 2020

Gary Wayne Kensing, age 62, passed away on January 7, 2020 in Houston, Texas. He was born to Lee Roy and Peggy (Lovewell) Kensing on May 6, 1957 in San Antonio, Texas. He married Arlene Elizabeth Luedke on June 4, 2007.

Gary enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling, riding around the country roads looking at wildlife, and wood-working in his shop. His favorite thing to do though, was spending time with his family.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Lee Roy and Peggy Kensing.

Gary is survived by his wife Arlene; daughters Amanda Marie Sralla (Adam), Kimberly Diane Embrey (Lance), Kaylin Nicole Kraftcheck (Brandon); son Dalton Joseph Kensing (fiance Mary); step-daughters Ashley Settle (Jake), Sammie Esquivel (Chris); step-son Edward Hirsch (Teryn); brother David Lee Kensing (Gloria); grandchildren Blake Andrew Moy (fiance Kameryn), Paityn Marie Embrey; step-grandchildren Harper, Avery and Isabelle; numerous cousins and nephews; former wife/dear friend Tami Kensing.

Funeral service will be on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Henneke Funeral Home in Columbus, Texas, with Pastor Vernon Griffin officiating. Visitation will be on Friday, January 10, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Henneke Funeral Home. Burial will follow at New Ulm Cemetery in New Ulm, Texas.

Serving as pallbearers are Dalton Kensing, Blake Moy, Edward Hirsch, Brandon Kensing, Chris Esquivel and Darren Kensing. Serving as honorary pallbearer is Adam Strzelczyk.

Memorials may be made to Frelsburg Volunteer Fire Department, 2319 FM 1291, New Ulm, TX 78950 or New Ulm Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 14, New Ulm, TX. 78950.


Gary Wayne Kensing
May 6, 1957 - January 7, 2020



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