Edmund "Moose"'s Story

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Edmund Charles Henderzahs, Jr., also known by his family as "Butch" and his friends as "Moose" passed away on March 17, 2017; he was 75 years old. Moose was born on April 15, 1941 at Saint Edward's Hospital in New Albany, Indiana. He graduated from Our Lady of Providence High School in 1959 where he was an accomplished athlete in football, basketball, and baseball. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and stationed on board the USS Grant County LST 1174 which was instrumental in the naval blockade during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962.
Moose married Sallie Pinder, on October 27, 1961, at St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church in Key West, Florida. They had four children: E. Allen Henderzahs; David Henderzahs, deceased; Candy Henderzahs Powers, and Penny Henderzahs Pavey. Moose retired from Jeff Boat in 1995. He was a passionate fan of Notre Dame football, IU basketball, and any team opposing the University of Kentucky.
Moose was the eldest son of Edmund Charles Henderzahs and Irene Dixon Henderzahs and the brother of Patricia Hardin, all of Jeffersonville and all of whom preceded him in death. His surviving siblings are: Gregory Henderzahs, Karen Hamby, and William "Billy" Henderzahs. Moose is survived by grandchildren: Shelby Henderzahs Weicht, Caroline Henderzahs, Madelyn Henderzahs, Chelsee Henderzahs, David Henderzahs, Jordan Boulard, Amanda Pavey, Christian Pavey and five great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church with burial to follow at St. Anthony's Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday March 21, 2017 at E.M. Coots' Sons Funeral Home from 5-8:00 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy to Our Lady of Providence High School in memory of Edmund Charles Henderzahs, Jr.
Condolences may be made online at cootsfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 20, 2017
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