Baptized into the hope of Christ’s Resurrection Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at the age of 94. Beloved husband of Frances Sokolowski (née Kaufman) for 65 years. Loving father of Laura Sokolowski (Eric Knaust), Larry Sokolowski, Lisa Midden (Tom) and adorning grandfather of Jake and Ava Midden. Dear son of the late Joseph and Laura Sokolowski. Dear brother of the late Josephine (Walter) Stolarski, Jean (Stanley) PenskI, Regina Sokolowski and Edward (Dolores) Sokolowski. Dear son-in-law of the late John and Anna Kaufman. Dear brother-in-law, uncle; cousin and friend to many.
Henry served his country in the US Air Force during World War II crossing the Pacific on the USS Reno in November of 1945. After his service, he would retire from Wonder Bread/Hostess Cakes after 40 years of service in 1988.
Services: Mass at St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church, 1413 N. 20th St., St. Louis, MO 63106 at 12 noon, Monday, September 21, 2020. Visitation 11:30 until time of mass at church. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, 2900 Sheridan Rd., St. Louis,
MO 63128 immediately following mass. In lieu of flowers, contributions to de Greeff Hospice House or a charity of your choice.
Our family is grateful and would like to thank the staff of de Greeff Hospice House for their help and loving care to make Henry’s last two weeks comfortable and meaning to his family.