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Julie Ann Henry

November 28, 1955 — July 16, 2021

Funeral services for Julie Henry will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 24, 2021 at Gillette Four Square Church; interment to follow at Bethlehem Cemetery. Visitation will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday, July 23, 2021 at Gillette Memorial Chapel.  Julie Ann Kienzle-Henry, 65, of Gillette, WY died unexpectedly July 16, 2021, at Campbell County Health of complications from Stage 4 Breast Cancer. Born November 28, 1955 the third of five children of Erven and Lova Jean Hersey Kienzle at St. John’s Hospital in Rapid City, SD. She lived with her parents in Black Hawk, SD until 1969. In Junior High, Julie enjoyed being a cheerleader. She then moved to Gillette to live on the family farm with her father and stepmother Helen-Leisy-Kienzle and her family, where she resided until graduation in 1974 from Campbell County High School. During her high school years, she worked as a car-hop at Big Don’s. After High School she worked for Starr Communication and after that she worked for Freund Construction as a secretary. She married Steve Haverfield in November 1981 and helped raise his two sons Shane and Jeremy Haverfield in California. They later divorced and Julie moved to Nebraska to care for her sister June. Julie stayed in Nebraska with June and her kids, Heather, Heidi, and Holly. On January 16, 1993 Julie’s sister June passed away. She then moved to Gillette to live with her brother Kevin Kienzle and sister-in-law Janette, to care for her nieces Hannah and Danielle. She worked for Family Medical Care for 12 years while living in Gillette. She met the love of her life in December 2009, Bob Henry. Drawn together by their joint love of cat and divine intervention. They married in May of 2010 and shared 11 wonderful years together. Bob introduced Julie to the exciting world of sports and travel. Julie introduced Bob to the world of television shows of many kinds. They both enjoyed traveling to support their nieces and nephews in their many endeavors, from sporting and 4-H events always cheering them on. She is survived by her loving husband Bob Henry; stepsons, BJ Henry of Gillette; Shane and Jeremy Haverfield of Great Falls, MT; siblings, Jean Hof of Rapid City, SD; Kevin Kienzle of Gillette; Janette Haines (Kienzle) of Rapid City, SD; stepsiblings, Roger Leisy, John Leisy, Glen Leisy, Gay Lange, and Jeff Leisy; in-laws, Pat (Paula) Henry, John (Anna) Henry, Brandan (Ann) Henry; nieces and nephews, Dennis Hof, Dan (Tonya) Hof, Doug Hof, Devin (Jeremy) Baumann, Diane (Josh) Fedele, Heather Shaw, Holly Shaw, Heidi (Anthony) Rushman, Hannah Kienzle, Danielle (Trevor) Gray, Rick Haines, Ryan, Justin, Jaime, Amy, Jason, Terri, Chance, Brock, Jennifer, Tabitha, Stacey, Candice, Joy, Melissa, Chris, Mike, Ashton, James, and Megan; also many great-nieces and nephews including, Trenton, Kaleb, Adyleigh, Brinley, and many more dear to her heart; including first cousins on both maternal and paternal sides that were also dear to her heart. She is preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, John and Emma Kienzle and maternal grandparents, Charles and Ruth Hersey; her parents, Erven and Lova Kienzle; her stepmother, Helen Kienzle; mother-in-law, Alice Henry; her sister, June Shaw; her stepbrother, Mike Leisy; her brothers-in-law, Chuck Hof and Dan Shaw; and sister-in-law, Kathy Henry. July was always there for anyone who needed love and prayers. She enjoyed keeping up with family news on social media and loved to see many posts and pictures. She loved taking care of her cats every day, Samson and Boo that were especially close to her heart. She centered most of her life on her faith and loving the Lord until she met him peacefully. Memorials may be donated to Gillette Girls Fastpitch Association or Sheridan Second Chance Cat Rescue. Checks can be made to GGFA and mailed to PO Box 4242, Gillette, WY 82717. Donate to the cat rescue on their website, Memorials and condolences may also be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, July 23, 2021

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Mountain time)

Gillette Memorial Chapel

210 W 5th St, Gillette, WY 82716

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Funeral Service

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Mountain time)

Gillette Four Square Church

6201 Swanson Rd, Gillette, WY 82718

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