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Hilda Alma Anna Drechsel Hennig
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1914
Death: Jul. 28, 2010

Hilda Alma Anna Hennig, 95, of Fergus Falls, died Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at Pioneer Care in Fergus Falls.

She was born Nov. 11, 1914, at her home in Elizabeth Township of Otter Tail County, the daughter of Anna (Ladwig) and Walter H. Drechsel. She grew up in the area, was confirmed in May of 1928 at Trinity Lutheran Church, and graduated from Fergus Falls High School.

On Aug. 4, 1935, she married Vernon Hennig of Foxhome in Detroit, Mich., where he was employed at Sealtest Creamery. They lived in Dearborn, Mich., where they raised their two daughters. Vernon and Hilda moved back to Fergus Falls in 1946 where they owned and operated Broadway Market until 1962, and then lived in Richfield until 1973.

They retired to Heilberger Lake where they enjoyed fishing, gardening and sightseeing. Hilda most recently lived at Alcott Manor in Fergus Falls.

Survivors include her daughters, Sidonna (Norman) Bradow of Fergus Falls, and Diann Hennig of Edina; four grandchildren: JoLynn (Mike) Beyer, Timothy (Renee) Bradow, Brian Lebakken and Craig (Sue) Lebakken; 10 great-grandchildren: Nichole Jorgenson, Jason Jorgenson, Justin and Jenna Beyer, Matthew and Grant Bradow, and Jay, Curt, Marit and Evan Lebakken; and a nephew, Robert (Lynn) Drechsel and their children Megan and Sarah.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Vernon; her parents, Walter and Anna Drechsel; her brother, Edward (Lucy) Drechsel; a brother-in-law, Clarence and sister-in-law Iola Hennig; and sister-in-law Florence and brother-in-law Verl Beller.

Visitation: One hour prior to the service at the church

Service: 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 2, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, rural Fergus Falls

Clergy: Rev. Noel Herr

Interment: Trinity-Faith Cemetery in Fergus Falls

Funeral home: Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls

Fergus Falls Daily Journal July 30, 2010
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  Vernon John Hennig (1913 - 1983)*
*Calculated relationship
Trinity Faith Cemetery
Fergus Falls
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Apr 11, 2011
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