Betty Hendrickson, 1933-2014

Published 9:44 am Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Memorial services for Betty Ann Hendrickson of Albert Lea will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Theodore Catholic Church. The Rev. Timothy T. Reker and Deacon Mike Ellis will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery.

Betty died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at her home in Albert Lea. She was 81.

Betty Hendrickson

Betty Hendrickson

Betty was born Jan. 1, 1933, in Easton, the daughter of Phillip and Gladys (Bolinger) Felber. She was a graduate of Albert Lea High School and the Austin nursing program. Betty was united in marriage to Keith J. Hendrickson in 1950 in Northwood. Betty was employed for many years at Albert Lea Medical Clinic and Naeve Hospital. She was also a nurse at Thorne Crest Retirement Community. After working a full shift nursing, Betty was the night and weekend attendant at Bonnerup Funeral Service for over 30 years. In her free time Betty enjoyed her grandkids and families, knitting, reading, traveling and canning. She won many awards at the Freeborn County Fair for her projects. Betty was past president of the Albert Lea PTA and took many trips to Haiti working in the mission field.

Email newsletter signup

Betty is survived by her children Steven (Jeanne) Hendrickson of Albert Lea and Catherine (special friend, Mike Hansen) Hendrickson of Gillette, Wyo.; grandchildren Erik (Kelly) Hendrickson, Jamie (Andrea) Hendrickson, Stephanie Hanson and Megan (Ryan) Jensen; great-grandchildren Max, Sammy, Will, Noelani, Alexus, Harper, Erik, Danika and Jerzi; one very special friend, Sister Jetta, of Rochester; sisters Joyce Bjerkie and Doris (Gene) Frost; brothers Jim Felber, David (Bonita) Felber and Dick (Jean) Felber; many nieces and nephews; and her special family at Bonnerup Funeral Service.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Keith; one brother, Albert; and two sisters, Jenny and Darlene.

Special thanks to Cherie, Dawn and Hospice for all their tender loving care.

True blessings to all she served and so deeply loved and cared for by her loving family. May God always be in their hearts.