HENDRICKSON

HENDRICKSON, 1949 – 2006 Mr. Jerry Hendrickson, beloved husband of Mrs. Madeline Hendrickson of Red Deer, passed away suddenly, as a result of complications from pancreatic cancer, at the Red Deer Regional Hospital Centre on Saturday, October 7, 2006 at the age of 56 years. Jerry was born on December 17, 1949 at Camrose, Alberta. He was born and raised in the farming area just northwest of Camrose. In 1978, Jerry graduated from Lutheran Theological Seminary in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. From there, he served as Pastor to a variety of congregations in Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He moved to Red Deer with his young family in 1989. Jerry worked in a number of different positions: salesman at Northwest Motors, representative for Watkins Products and most recently as companion to seniors and the elderly for Community Care Home Health. Jerry's sons, Nick and Daniel were the centre of his life. He loved his sons dearly and was very proud of them and their accomplishments. Jerry had a strong and vibrant faith in God. He was a loving and dearly loved husband. Everyone who knew Jerry, remarked on his kind and gentle nature. He will be greatly missed. Jerry leaves to mourn his loss, his loving wife, Madeline and his two sons, Nicholas and Daniel and their mother, Jane (John) Ferguson of Red Deer. He will also be sadly missed by his brothers and sisters, Douglas (Ann) of Camrose, Alberta, Ron (Joan) of Calgary, Alberta, Shirley (Elwood) of Courtney, British Columbia and Ellie (Darrell) of Edmonton, Alberta, as well as his numerous beloved nieces and nephews and many dear friends. Jerry was predeceased by his parents, Olga and Lawrence Hendrickson. A Public Funeral Service will be held at Sunnybrook United Church, 12 Stanton Street, Red Deer, Alberta on Thursday, October 12, 2006 at 3:00 p.m. with Diaconal Minister Jan Richardson officiating. Cremation will follow at the Central Alberta Crematorium, Red Deer, Alberta. Interment will be held at a later date. If desired, Memorial Donations in Jerry's honour may be made directly to the Canadian Lutheran World Relief, 1080 Kingsbury Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2P 1W5. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.eventidefuneralchapels.com Service and Cremation Providers: EVENTIDE FUNERAL CHAPELS 4820 – 45th Street, Red Deer. Phone 347-2222. "DOWNTOWN RED DEER"