Marilyn Susan “Micki” Hentkowski - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Marilyn Susan “Micki” Hentkowski

March 15, 1943 - March 21, 2023

Marilyn Susan “Micki” Hentkowski, age 80, of Avondale, PA, passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2023.

Born in Wilmington, DE on March 15, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Frederick H. and Wally (Fischer) Larson. Micki was the proud owner of Hentkowski, Inc.

Micki had a passion for animals, but especially horses and dogs. Her love for horses began as a child and she got her first horse in 1979. As a member of the Eastern Amateur Arabian Horse Association she held positions in leadership over the years, and showed horses in their circuit. Micki spent countless hours training her beloved Corgi’s for show in obedience and rally. She was a member of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi Club of Potomac as well as the Wilmington Kennel Club where she held a variety of leadership positions.

In addition to her parents, Micki was preceded in death by her loving husband, John William Hentkowski; and brother, Frederick B. Larson (Mary Ann). She is survived by her children, John W. Hentkowski Jr. (Kym) of Earleville, MD, Stephen E. Hentkowski of Wilmington, and Barbara A.M.H. Roberts (Brian) of Avondale, PA; grandchildren, Bryan Hentkowski, Alexis Hentkowski, C. Brody Roberts, Ian S. Roberts, Abigail G. Roberts, and Samantha DeGeorge; and great-grandchildren, Brooklyn A. Hentkowski, Ariana N. Hentkowski, Savannah M. DeGeorge, and Connor J. DeGeorge.

A celebration of life will begin promptly at 11 am on Saturday, April 22, 2023, at the Landenberg Barn, 47 Good Hope Road, Landenberg, PA, with a luncheon to follow. Interment will be held privately in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Micki’s memory to either the Friends of Penn Vet or Friends of New Bolton, checks made payable to the “Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania” and mailed to: Office of Institutional Advancement, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, 3800 Spruce Street, Suite 151E, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6047. Donations may be made online as well to the Friends of Penn Vet by clicking here or the Friends of New Bolton by clicking here.


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12 Condolences for Marilyn Susan “Micki” Hentkowski

  • I will miss you Micki

  • What a special friend🕊🙏✝️

  • Barb, Brian and family. I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. So many happy memories of such a nice lady. My deepest sympathy!

  • We are grateful to have had the opportunity to spend a little time getting to know Micki in recent years. I know how much you will miss her. Thoughts and prayers to all of you.

  • Sincere condolences to Micki’s family. So many warm memories of Micki and family on Little Egypt and later in Avondale. I will especially miss those deep conversations we shared over the years. Definitely a life well lived.

  • Micki was a very special friend of mine. I will always be thankful to Micki for helping me get involved with Corgi obedience and showing. I have a wonderful group of friends thanks to Micki. I will miss her much.

  • My Sincere Condolences Barbara and Brian as well as to your family. My heart goes out to all of you. May the memories of your mother, mother-in-law, grand mother and ….. bring you peace and comfort in the days to come!

  • sorry for your loss

  • John and Kimmy we are so sorry for your loss of your mother. Sending prayers to you and your family. ✝️✝️🙏🙏 your friends Jeff and Carol tichnell

  • Micki accepted us into her family and we spent many many happy times together. without Micki I would not have my beloved corgi, got into dog training and made many new friends. You were my friend and main adviser, i miss you each and every day.
    we love you Micki x

  • JJ I was so sorry to hear about you Mom. Thoughts and prayers.

  • My heart will miss you, my dear friend and horse buddy of many, many years. I’ll cherish all the sweet memories we had made in the past 34 years and the last conversation we had only a few days before you left us.
    Barb, Brian, Billy and Stephen – my deepest and heartfelt condolences on the loss of your mom/mom-in-law. She adored you and talked of her love for you all endlessly.