Robert J. Hendricks, age 83, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, Minnesota.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson with interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Military Honors will be provided by the Hutchinson Memorial Rifle Squad.
Robert Joseph Hendricks was born on February 10, 1936, in Barry, Minnesota. He was the son of Arnold and Philomena (Liesdon) Hendricks. He was baptized as an infant and confirmed in his Catholic faith as a youth. He received his education in Graceville, Minnesota and was a graduate of the Graceville High School Class of 1954.
Bob served in the United States Army Reserve and was honorably discharged on June 30, 1964.
On July 1, 1961, Bob was united in marriage to Joan Alice Hecht at St. Barnabas Catholic Church in Barry, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with two children, Joel and Lisa. Bob and Joan resided in Hutchinson, Minnesota. They shared 57 years of marriage.
Bob was employed as a Route Driver at 7-Up for 20 years and then Hutchinson Technology Incorporated for 22 years until his retirement in 2008. He was a member of the St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson.
Bob enjoyed walking, fishing, and traveling. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, family, and friends.
Bob passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, Minnesota, at the age of 83 years.
Blessed be his memory.
Bob is survived by his:
Wife, Joan Hendricks of Hutchinson, MN;
Son, Joel Hendricks and his wife, Julie, of Crosby, MN;
Grandchildren, Christopher and Lisa Hendricks;
Sister, Margaret DeGreef and her husband, Philip, of Pierre, SD;
Many other relatives and friends.
Bob was preceded in death by his Parents, Arnold and Philomena Hendricks; Daughter, Lisa Hendricks; daughter in infancy; son in miscarriage; Sister, Dorothy Haanen and her husband, Louis; Brother, Arnold Hendricks.