James C. Henderson

Date of Death: Aug 23, 2021
 
James C. Henderson

1933 - 2021

James C. Henderson, 88, of Waupun, passed away Monday, August 23, 2021 at UW Hospital in Madison.

 

Jim was born July 8, 1933 in Edinburgh, Scotland the son of Thomas and Catherine Henderson. After high school, Jim served in the Royal Air Force for two years. On September 2, 1960 Jim and Ann were married in Glasgow. His career as a chemical engineer took him and the family from Scotland, Wales, England and to the USA. Jim enjoyed travel and visited many countries in Europe, North America and South America. His love of travel meant that he and the family visited 48 States; often with his bicycle on the back of the car! He taught all his children and grandchildren to ride a bike and enjoyed sharing the trails around Horicon Marsh with them.

 

Jim is survived by his wife Ann and three children: Stuart (Noreen) Henderson, Bruce(Vlada) Henderson, and Rona (Christopher) Parsons. Five grandchildren: Laura (Patrick) Tan, Skye Henderson and her fiance Ryan Van Dyke, Alexander Henderson, and Brodie and Severyn Parsons.

Visitation/Services

Friends and family may call at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 from 10am-12pm with a service to follow with Rev. Steve Miller officiating.

Burial

A private family burial will take place at Norwegian Lutheran Church Cemetery near Waupun.

Memorial Contributions

Memorials may be made to Waupun Public Library, one of Jim’s favorite local biking destinations.

Special Thanks

The family are so thankful for all the care and compassion given to Jim and the family by Waupun Hospital, the Flight for Life crew, TLC North, UW-Madison Hospital, and by Pastor Steve and our friends at Waupun United Methodist Church.

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  1. Loni Wendt Says: August 26, 2021 at 1:50 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about Jim, Ann. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Brian Webb Says: August 26, 2021 at 8:48 pm

    The Lord said, “I am the truth, the way and the light.
    Come to me all who are burdened.””
    May Jim enjoy the Lord’s favour in eternity.
    We extend our sincere sympathies to Ann, Rona, Stuart, Bruce and families, sharing in your spirit the love he your father had for us and for God.
    Brian, Maxena and families.

    • Ann Henderson Says: September 3, 2021 at 3:45 pm

      Dear Brian and family, Your words of comfort have been a great help to me and to all Jim’s family. Thank you for all your friendship. Ann

  3. Maura Murphy Says: August 27, 2021 at 2:34 pm

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Wishing you all comfort in each other and many happy memories.

    • Ann Henderson Says: September 3, 2021 at 3:53 pm

      Dear Maura, Thank you for your words of comfort to me and especially to Rona. The beautiful flowers you and all TSHBs sent to us at home and to the funeral home help to ease the loss of a beloved husband, father and grandfather. Ann

  4. Diane Gibson Says: August 27, 2021 at 7:10 pm

    So sorry for your loss Ann our thoughts are with you and all the family
    Love Diane & Family x

    • Ann Henderson Says: September 3, 2021 at 3:57 pm

      Dear Diane, At this sad time in your life, thank you for all your kind thoughts for all of Jim’s family and for me. Love, Ann

  5. George Taylor(Ronny) Says: August 28, 2021 at 5:50 am

    So sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. My thoughts are with his dear wife Ann and the many members of his family. I will keep them all in my prayers. RIP Jim.

  6. Robert Watt Says: August 28, 2021 at 11:05 am

    So sorry to hear about the passing of Jim. You and the family are in our thoughts.
    Robert and Linda,Largs,Scotland

  7. Morag Liddell Says: August 28, 2021 at 3:03 pm

    Dear Ann
    Alistair and I are incredibly sorry to hear about Jim’s accident and we send you and all the family a massive hug and much love from Scotland.
    Take care and look after yourself
    Morag xx

  8. Annabel Murray Says: August 29, 2021 at 3:32 am

    We and our family, are very sorry to hear of your sad loss, our thoughts will be with you all, on Tuesday 31st August.

    May Jim rest in peace.

    Annabel, Ian and Family

    • Ann Henderson Says: September 3, 2021 at 4:27 pm

      Dear Annabel and Ian, Many thanks for all your kind thoughts. We laid Jim to rest in the little country churchyard he “found” on one of his many bike rides.

      Thank you for all your help in trying to contact Molly. I will write to her soon.
      Love, Ann

  9. George Taylor(Ronny) Says: August 29, 2021 at 4:55 am

    Thinking of you all at this sad time. Sending my condolences from my family to you all on the passing of dear Jim. He will be greatly missed.

    • Ann Henderson Says: September 3, 2021 at 4:31 pm

      Ronny, All your thoughts and prayers have been a great help to me and to all the family. We laid Jim to rest in the little country churchyard he “found” on one of his many bike rides. Your friendship has meant so much to all our family and especially to me. Much love, from your pal, Ann

  10. George Taylor(Ronny) Says: August 29, 2021 at 5:01 am

    Sending my sympathy to you all from my family to you all on the sad passing of dear Jim. He will be sadly missed.

  11. My sweet Ann! You have my sincere and deepest sympathy. Jim was a wonderful man and will be missed. Let the words from Psalm 34:18 give you some comfort.
    The LORD is close to the broken-hearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.
    In friendship and with love,
    Sue Duer

    • Ann Henderson Says: September 3, 2021 at 4:41 pm

      Dear Sue, Many thanks for the beautiful words of comfort you have sent to me and to the family. Jim was laid to rest in the Norwegian churchyard he “found” on one of his many bike rides. Sending love to you and our thoughts and prayers for a safe recovery for Mike. Ann

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