|Birth: ||Nov. 23, 1931|
|Death: ||Aug. 25, 2012|
Obit. of Betty Louise Hendrickson
Betty Louise (Yuchs) Hendrickson, 80, a long time resident of Canton, Mo., died Aug. 25 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Ill.
She was born Nov. 23, 1931 in Quincy, Ill., a daughter of Albert and Frances Leffler Yuchs, one of six children. On August 5, 1950, she married Raymond Jesse Hendrickson and moved to Canton, Mo., where she enjoyed life on the farm and raised five children. He died on Jan. 15, 2004. Betty was a devoted wife, mother, grandma and great-grandma. Her greatest joy was her family.
Betty was a member of Bethel Assembly of God Church in Quincy, Ill., where she was President of the Women's Ministries. She was also active as Vice President of the Lewis County Nursing Home Auxiliary, Chairman of the Scholarship Committee for the Canton Civic Club, President of the Progressive Neighbors and was a member of the Red Hat Society. She also taught Sunday School at Bethel Church and worked at Capps Variety Store in Canton for many years.
She is survived by her daughter Susan and husband Roger Boyd of Hermitage, Mo.; her son Bill and Vicki Hendrickson of Canton, Mo.; her son Tom Hendrickson and wife Cynthia of Benton, Arkansas and her daughter Julie and husband Gary Budine of Quincy, Ill. One brother, David Yuchs and sister, Barbara Yuchs of Quincy. She is also survived by her grandchildren Travis, Tracy, Mindy, Molly, Sheri, Amanda, Wade, Lee, Tera, Amber and Kaleb along with great-grandchildren Ethan, Ellie, Calem, Canyon, Christian, Maylee, Jesse, Alaina, Kinley, Jonathon, Cameron, Olivia, Porter, Isaac, and Colin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her son John Hendrickson, her granddaughter Kristin Hendrickson, her parents, one brother, Albert Yuchs and two sisters, Virginia Chinn and Mary Wortman.
Visitation was Monday, August 27 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. and the funeral service was Aug. 28 at the Davis Funeral Home in Canton, Missouri with Reverend Keith Garner and Reverend Neil Moore officiating. Burial was at Forest Grove Cemetery in Canton. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be made to the Lewis County Nursing Home Auxiliary, Whispering Memories Garden.
Pallbearers: Travis Richardson, Lee Hendrickson, Wade Hendrickson, Matt Kearns, Matt Ward and Evan Lampe.
Online condolences may be left at www.davis-fh.com.
Forest Grove Cemetery
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Record added: Jul 12, 2013
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