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Michael J. Henrich

August 6, 1957 — March 14, 2023

Sioux Falls, SD

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Michael J. Henrich, 65, of Sioux Falls, SD passed away March 14, 2023. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2023, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kingsley, IA with Fr. Randy Schon officiating.  Burial will be at St. Michael Catholic Cemetery, Kingsley, IA with military services provided by U.S. Navy and American Legion Nash Post 140 of Kingsley.  Visitation will be Friday, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. and a scripture service at 7:00 p.m. all at the Rohde Funeral Home, Kingsley, IA.

Mike was born August 6, 1957, Primghar, IA the son of Francis N. “Mick” & Catherine 
M. “Kate” (Smidt) Henrich. Following graduation Mike entered the U.S. Navy where he 
served 20 years. During this time he married Rolette “Rollie” Ewa in Honolulu, Hawaii 
while Mike was stationed in Hawaii. He retired from the Navy on June 30, 1995 as a 
Petty Officer First Class CTR . Mike and Rollie then moved back to Kingsley, IA where 
they made their home and raised their family. He returned to college where he 
earned his B.A. in business administration from Bellevue College in 2001. During his 
enlistment with the Navy he was stationed in Japan, Philippine Islands, Hawaii and 
Davenport, IA where he worked as a recruiter for the Navy. 
Mike was employed by the state of Iowa as a Workforce Adviser from 1998 until 2018, 
he worked in Sioux City and Cherokee, IA. He worked as an umpire for high school 
and college softball, as a referee for high school football and volleyball, also he 
referee for boy’s and girl’s, junior high and high school basketball.
He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and Kingsley American Legion Post 
140.
Survivors include his wife, “Rollie”, children, Joshua (Hollie) Henrich, Jaclyn (John) 
Rentschler, Jason (Nilaphay) Henrich and Justin Henrich, brothers, Todd (Julie) 
Henrich, Pat (Nora) Henrich, 10 grandchildren, and uncle, Richard (Carolyn) Smidt.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents, “Mick” & “Kate” Henrich, brother, Doug 
Henrich, sister, Shari Razo nephew, Kyle Henrich and brothers-in-law, Richard and Carl Ewa.

 Memorials may be directed to Kingsley-Pierson School Athletics in Mike’s name.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, March 24, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Rohde Funeral Home

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Prayer Service

Friday, March 24, 2023

7:00 - 7:30 pm (Central time)

Rohde Funeral Home

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, March 25, 2023

10:30 - 11:30 am (Central time)

St. Michael Catholic Church

208 Brandon St, Kingsley, IA 51028

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Burial

Saturday, March 25, 2023

11:45am - 12:15 pm (Central time)

St. Michael Catholic Cemetery

330 th St. and L14, Kingsley, IA 51028

Lunch following the burial at Rohde Funeral Home.

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