Robert E. Hensel, Robert E. Hensel, 69, of 311 N. Commerce St., Lewisburg, died Sunday, April 11, at his home after an extended illness.A native and lifelong resident of Preble County, he was born July 6, 1923, the son of Roy and Goldie (House) Hensel.
He was a retired postmaster from the West Manchester Post Office after 20 years of service. He was a member of American Legion Post #322 of West Alexandria, a US Army veteran of World War II and an avid sportsman.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy C. (North) Hensel; a daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Clayton Maggard of Lebanon; two grandchildren, Jesse and Amanda Maggard; four brothers, Gene Hesel of Eaton, Lloyd Hensel of Lewisburg, Marvin Hensel and Byron Hensel, both of West Manchester; his mother-in-law, Eva North of Eaton.He was preceded in death by a brother, Beryl Hensel.Funeral services were Tuesday, April 13, at the convenience of the family, with the Rev. Kenneth L. Galdeen officiating. Burial was in Wares Chapel Cemetery near West Manchester. Girton-Schmidt-Boucher Funeral Home, Eaton, was in charge of arrangements.