Robert W. Henderson

April 22, 1935 ~ December 22, 2021 (age 86)

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Robert W. Henderson of Wakarusa, KS passed away Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at the Midland Care Hospice House in Topeka, KS.  He was born April 22, 1935 in Meriden, KS the son of Daniel W. Henderson and Genevieve A, (Russum) Henderson.  He graduated from the Auburn High School , Auburn, KS with the Class of 1953.

On June 20, 1954 he was united in marriage to Dorothy A. Koci in Auburn, KS.  They shared over sixty-seven years of marriage.

He served our country in the United States Army from 1957 to 1959.

Robert worked for Whelans Lumber in Topeka, KS as a truck driver for many years.  He later worked as a Carpenter for the US Army Corps of Engineers at Pomona, KS retiring in 2001. 

He enjoyed spending time with family and hunting elk and deer.  He also enjoyed raising cattle.

Mr. Henderson was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jim Henderson.  He is survived by his wife, Dorothy of the home; three sons, Kevin Henderson and wife, Lori of Valley Falls, KS, Scott Henderson and wife, Maria of Wakarusa, KS and Robert Henderson Jr. and wife, Ellen of Farmington, NM; a brother, Daniel Henderson Jr. and wife, Marcia of Lyndon, KS; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

To celebrate Roberts’ life, the family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to Noon , Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at the Auburn Civic Center, 1020 N. Washington Street, Auburn, KS 66402. Memorial contributions may be made to Auburn Civic Center and may be sent in c/o the Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 194, Burlingame, KS 66413.  Condolences may be sent the family through  

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December 29, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Auburn Civic Center (Washington Street, Auburn, KS)


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