Juan Carlos Henkes
1938 — 2021
Juan Carlos Henkes, known to family and friends as "Jack" went to be with our Lord in Heaven on Sunday March 14, 2021 after a courageous battle with cancer. Jack was born in Punta Arenas Chile on June 24th, 1938. At a very young age, he moved with his parents to the Patagonia region of Argentina, where his father Boudewyn Karel "Carlos" Henkes ran a farm with over 90,000 head of Corriedale sheep, while his mother Maria Henkes managed the household. The house was known as Bella Vista (beautiful view) situated just north of the Strait of Magellan along the Rio Gallegos River. Jack's education included the British School of Punta Arenas, then on to Escuela Industrial for vocational...