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Henry Lee Wenzel, age 91

Henry Lee Wenzel, 91, of Cabot passed away on September 5, 2020.  He was born in Toledo, Ohio on July 20, 1929 to the late Edward Henry and Minnie Elizabeth (Tickel) Wenzel.

He was a loving father, grandfather and friend.  He graduated from Libbey High School, and he was a former Golden Glove Welterweight Boxer and a Semi-pro Baseball player.  He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was a proud Veteran.  Henry began his prestigious police career in Toledo, Ohio, where he covered various positions and assignments including participating in four separate sting operations as investigator, coordinator, back-up and video technician and undercover for four years.  He later retired and moved to Florida  and owned Hanks Golf Ball Creations.  He enjoyed spending time with his family but in his free time he loved bird watching, and the Game Show Network.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two sisters and one brother.

Henry leaves behind his children Cathy Talbert (Terry), Norman Wenzel, Alec Wenzel (Jennifer) and Austin Wenzel (Paul); his grandchildren Mickey, Matthew, Hunter, Zachary, Amber, Katie, Emmalee, Cameran, and Sunny; a host of extended family and friends.

Visitation and graveside services will be Friday, September 11, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Sumner Cemetery, 13603 Sumner Cemetery Road, Cabot, Arkansas.

Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.  501-982-3400


  • Tanaya Vredeveld and Family Posted September 8, 2020 6:22 PM

    Some of my happiest memories were growing up at the Lake with Hank. He was a great man and step father to us. He taught us a lot and I’m grateful for the time we got with him. We will all miss you greatly. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone.

  • Tom & Donna Piasecki. Ft Jennings,Ohio Posted September 25, 2020 5:37 PM

    To the Wenzel Family, so sorry for your loss. I worked with Hank on the police force. He was a good policeman. RIP.

    • Alec Wenzel Posted December 24, 2020 7:06 PM

      He had lots of story’s from his work. Thank you.

  • Tom Ross (retired detective) Posted October 14, 2020 1:04 PM

    Hank was a heck of a good cop and nice guy. He was the real thing and my family will always treasure his friendship and his wisdom. He broke me in as a young detective. I am so sorry for your loss and I will never forget him.

    • Alec Wenzel Posted December 24, 2020 7:04 PM

      Thank you. Nice to know more then just family remember him. He always Tried to help anyone he could and was a great father .

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