Eugene (Gene) Charles Henggeler

 Eugene (Gene) Charles Henggeler was born on Dec. 26, 1936 in Ontario, Ore. and died unexpectedly on Sept. 17, 2022 in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 85 years old. 
 Gene graduated from Weiser High School, Weiser, Idaho in 1955 and from Saint Martin’s University, Lacey, Wash. in 1959. 
 He served in the U.S. Army reserve from 1959-1965. 
 Gene spent his entire career working for Chevron, beginning in Seattle then transferring to the San Francisco Bay Area. 
 He was a long-standing member of the Elks Lodge, first in Concord, Calif. and then in Auburn, Calif., serving in many board positions at the Auburn Elks Lodge #1691, including as Exalted Ruler.
 Gene married Donna Sharp on Dec. 26, 1959 and they were married until her death in April 1992. On March 27, 1993, Gene married Ginger Vigo. 
 Gene is survived by his wife, Ginger, his three children, Michael (Brenda), Thomas (Tamara) and Kathleen (Bill), two step-children – Christine (Dale) Hahn and Mike (Mary) Vigo, 11 grandchildren – Alison Henggeler, CJ (Missy) Henggeler, Casey Henggeler, Brooklyn Henggeler, Chelsea Spenser (Jason), Samantha Russell, Cory Hahn, Jason Hahn, Matthew Vigo, Robbie Vigo, Ryan Vigo, and two great-grandchildren –
Emily Spenser and Avery Spenser. Gene is also survived by his four siblings Joan Henggeler, Carolyn Felgenhauer, Jim (Suzann) Henggeler, and Leo (Lisa) Henggeler. 
 He was so loved and will be greatly missed.
 A mass will be said in Gene’s memory at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church at 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 21, 4450 Granite Dr., Rocklin, Calif. A celebration of Gene’s Life will be held at the Auburn Elk’s Lodge, 12 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 21, 195 Pine St., Auburn, Calif.
 In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the following: Auburn Elk’s Lodge #1691, 195 Pine St., Auburn, CA 95603. Mount Claret Center Chapel, 4633 N 54th St., Phoenix, AZ 85018. Saint Martin’s University, 5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey, WA 98503.


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