Mr. Edgar E. "Dutch" Henning, age 86 of Newaygo, died Tuesday, April 20, 2004 at his residence near Newaygo. He was born Edgar Emmanuel Henning in Buffalo, New York the son of Marie (Schumacher) and Edgar Henry Henning on March 26, 1918. He married Lois Marie Larsen on February 6, 1944 in Newaygo. He was President for Independent Bank of Newaygo for 40 years until his retirement in 1984. He was a member of Newaygo United Methodist Church. Dutch was very active in the community serving in the Chamber of Commerce, the Newaygo Lions Club, reading clubs at the schools, delivering flowers for Jensen's Flower Shop in Newaygo, and loved meeting and talking with people every where he went.

He is survived by his wife Lois Henning, his children David Henning of Douglas, Don Henning of Big Rapids, Anne Henning of Fremont, 5 grandchildren, 1 great-granddaughter, his sister Katherine Swanson of Reed City, half-sisters Pamela & Robert Russell of Fenton, Debra Henning of Detroit, and his sister-in-law Elaine Henning of Grand Rapids.

Memorial services will be held at 1:00 P. M. from the Newaygo United Methodist Church, on Friday, April 23, 2004 with Rev. Sandra Spahr officiating. The family will meet with relatives and friends Noon -1:00 P. M. Service Time. For Memorials please consider the Newaygo United Methodist Church Building Fund.

McKinley Funeral Home, Newaygo 231-652-5613. http:\\mckinleyfuneral.com