Susan M Henkel

Susan M. Henkel, age 62, of Dixon died at home on Monday Oct 12, 2020.

She was born on Oct 15, 1957 in Sterling, Il the daughter of Harland and Ruth (Meyer) Chamberlain. Susan worked as a Bookkeeper at the Dixon Food Center for over 40 years and also with her husband at Rock River Home Inspections. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Walton, and was active in her children’s activities at St. Anne Grade School and Newman High School.

Susan married Thomas Henkel Sept. 29, 1979 at St. Patrick Church in Dixon, IL.

She was proceeded in death by her parents, and a sister Carol Chamberlain.

Susan is survived by her husband Tom, children Katy (Mike) Slade of Mt. Zion, Molly (Ryan) Hatfield of Dixon, Cory (Kyle) Dawson of Champaign, Hannah Henkel of Chicago, and 4 grandchildren Oliver & Evelyn Slade, and Eric & Kara Dawson. She is also survived by 3 brothers Mark (Pat) Chamberlain of Green Cove Springs FL, Jim (Lydia) Chamberlain of St Louis, Tom (Beth) Chamberlain of Danville; 8 sisters Theresa (Mike) Sliva of West Chicago, Doris (Rich) Griffin of Palos Park, Marilyn Sutton of Dixon, Joan (Joe) Kreps of Sterling, Janet (Michael) Kagan of Rockford, Nancy (Mark) Finnicum of Plainfield, Sharon (Darrell) Thomas of Louisville KY, and Karen Chamberlain of Dixon; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Friday Oct 16, 2020 at The Jones Funeral Home in Dixon from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Masks and social distancing are required. A Private family mass will be held Saturday Oct. 17, 2020 at St. Patrick Church in Amboy. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Harmon, IL.

Memorials have established to The Good Fellows of Lee County and Misericordia of Chicago.

Arrangements have been made by The Jones Funeral Home in Dixon.  Condolences can be left at