23-year old Northfielder Max Henson died last week from injuries sustained at work the week before. The Benson & Langehough obituary includes this:
He attended Northfield Schools, graduating in 2008. Most recently he was working at Drink Restaurant in the Uptown area of Minneapolis, where on March 23rd, he sustained a traumatic brain injury while protecting a co-worker with an unruly patron. Max was loving, helpful, caring and strong. He enjoyed his friends and was an avid football fan.
He recently moved home to help care for his mother. Max was active in helping people recover from addiction. Max was a longtime member of the Youth Board and The Key (Northfield Union of Youth) and was attending Minneapolis Community Technical College (MCTC) – studying economics and photography.
Services: 4 p.m. Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Emmaus Baptist Church in Northfield.
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At no time was his loving, caring nature more apparent than when he reached out to those who were trying to kick their opiate addiction. His mother, Sarah Henson, takes great pride in knowing that her son was responsible for getting others into treatment.
Max Henson’s willingness to give extended even after his death Tuesday. As an organ donor, doctors have told the family he can help 40 to 60 others.