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Earl Henry

January 28, 1927 — March 5, 2018

E. William (Bill) Henry, age 91, of Forest Lake passed away at home March 5, 2018.

Survived by four children, 10 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.

Bill was in the Merchant Marines during WWII. Ships that he served on carried troops and supplies across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.  He was a Mason and Shriner for over 60 years.  Bill was an avid Cribbage player. He could count up an opponents hand as the cards were played.  Bill will be missed by his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, many friends and a lot of cribbage players.

Visitation will be held from 1:00-2:00 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2018 at Mattson Funeral Home 343 North Shore Drive Forest Lake MN.  A Celebration of Bill’s life held at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral Home.

Private Family Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Memorials can be sent to Shriners Hospitals for Children-Twin Cities

2025 East River Pkway, Minneapolis, MN 55414.

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Monday, April 30, 2018

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