Jeffrey Nels Henningsen, age 70 of Mesquite, formerly of Golden, Colo., passed away June 2, 2015. He was born December 1, 1944 in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Lakewood, Colo.MLN-Obit1jun25-15

Jeffrey was a decorated veteran of the U.S. Army’s 1st Cav. Serving in Vietnam. He worked as a manager in the telecommunications industry, retiring in 2006. Jeffrey was an active member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 993 in Mesquite, serving as its Treasurer during the most recent Vietnam Memorial Wall Exhibit. He enjoyed golf, running, bowling and classic cars.

Jeffrey is survived by his wife, Paula; son, Jarrod (Ellen); sister, Cheryl; and brothers, Greg and Rod.

Memorial services will be Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the Mesquite Veterans Center, 840 Hafen Lane.