Mike Henningsen Sr. died Jan. 3. He was 73.
Mr. Henningsen was born June 26, 1939, in Portland. He graduated from Central Catholic High School in 1957 and the University of Oregon in 1961. He married Sue (Bergeron) in 1961. He served in the military, and then worked in the refrigerated warehousing industry in American Falls, Idaho. In Portland, he served as president and CEO of the family business, Henningsen Cold Storage Co., a company started by his grandfather in 1923. He retired in 1999.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Walt and Amy; and brother, Walter Henningsen. He is survived by his wife, Sue; children, Mike, Mary Wallace (John), Chris (Ava) and Eric; eight grandchildren (Joey, Bridgette, Anna, Madeline, Lee, Sam, Matthew and Will); and his brother, Paul Henningsen Sr.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, at St. Pius X Church. A lunch reception will follow in the community center. Memorial donations can be made to the Macdonald Center, (605 NW Couch St., Portland, OR www.macdcenter.org).