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Henry E. "Hank" Thering, 89, of Anderson, passed away on Aug. 21, 2017, at his residence.
Hank was born on May 19, 1928, in Bronx, New York, to Henry and Clara (Gartung) Thering.
Hank worked at Delco Remy for over 33 years as manager of employee benefits and services before retiring in 1987. He graduated from Cornell University with a bachelor of science degree in hotel administration. Hank served his country in the United States Air Force with the rank of sergeant.
Hank was very active with St. Ambrose Catholic Church and St. Vincent de Paul Society. He enjoyed golfing and traveling. The family would like to thank St. Vincent Hospice, especially Joanne Smith, and Donna from Home Instead for all of their loving kindness.
Hank is survived by his children, Patty (Doyle) Foster of Pendleton, and John Thering of Anderson; grandchildren, Julie (Alex) Lute, and Stacy (Clay) Helvie; great- grandchildren, Hayden Lute, Isabel Lute, Blaine Helvie, Savannah Helvie; sister, Margaret (Eddie) Balli; sister in-law, Marge Thering; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte (Morris) Thering; his parents; and a brother, Ferd Thering.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday at 1 p.m. at St. Ambrose Catholic Church with Monsignor Robert Sell officiating. Entombment will be in Anderson Memorial Park.
Visitation will be on Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Cross Schools or St. Vincent de Paul Society, P.O. Box 951, Anderson, IN 46016.
You may post online condolences at www.brownbutzdiedring.com.
Published on August 22, 2017
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