Michigan Tech Inventor, Investor, Donor, Legacy Creator Dies
Richard “Dick” Henes made transformational contributions to help create the future for students and faculty at Michigan Tech.
He and his wife, Elizabeth, invested their resources to help the world, something the couple did for many years. “What we are doing is small compared to what Michigan Tech can do for the world,” Henes said when donating to the University.
On January 30, Dick Henes passed away surrounded by his family. He was 89 years old. His wife, Liz, passed away June 4, 2013. The couple were married for 66 years and lived in Arizona. The couple has three children, four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Their legacy continues at Michigan Tech.
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