Harold C. Hendrickson, age 82 of Auburndale, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, May 7, 2011 St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield. As per Harold’s wishes, no formal services will be held. The Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home in Marshfield is assisting the family with arrangements.
He was born May 23, 1928, the son or Clarence and Jenny (Schwartz) Hendrickson in Greenwood, WI. Harold served in the US Army stationed in California. On November 14, 1954, he was united in marriage to Betty Wicke in Wisconsin Rapids. Harold was a proud over the road truck driver for Central Cheese and deBoer Trucking retiring in the early 1990’s.
He had a great love for his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Harold also was an avid Packers and Brewers fan and enjoyed his model railroads.
Harold is lovingly survived by his wife of 57 years, Betty, Auburndale; three children, Randy Hendrickson, Marshfield, Sandra Smazal (Dennis Clark), Arpin, Alan (Kathy) Hendrickson, Marshfield; eight grandchildren, Brian (Jenny) Hendrickson, Jordan Hendrickson, Jason Smazal (Jenny Nowak), Amanda (Steve) Blaskowski, Jennie (Jason) Majkazak, David Hendrickson, April Hendrickson and Tina (David) Pue; ten great-grandchildren, Hoyt, Faith, Gage, Aiden, Riley, Dylan, Makayla, Patience, Parker and Trinity. He is further survived by two sisters and four brothers, Debbie (Duane) Kurtz, Winter, Maridean (Myron) Federwitz, Milladore, Donald (Ardith) Hendrickson, Marshfield, Fred (Karleen) Hendrickson, Milwaukee, Gary (Volley) Hendrickson, Spencer and Bill (Linda) Hendrickson, Marshfield.
Besides his parents, Clarence and Jenny, he was preceded in death by his brother, Gerald Hendrickson.