Maxine Hendrickson passed away at her senior apartment at Our Home K-Care in Lac du Flambeau, June 27, 2012, at the age of 98.
She was born in Marion Feb. 26, 1914, to August and Luella (Schultz) Hartwig.
Maxine was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin school of Nursing. She married Alvin O. Hendrickson Oct. 30, 1937, in Madison. They lived in Wausau for 24 years where Dr. A.O. Hendrickson was an Eye-Ear-Nose and Throat physician. They moved to Fence Lake in Lac du Flambeau in 1970.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Al, and her daughter, Dr. Susan Hendrickson Chandler.
Maxine is survived by her son, Thomas A. Hendrickson of DeWitt, Mich.; her granddaughter, Dr. Jennifer Chandler of Mountain View, Calif.; her precious great-granddaughter, Hannah and great-grandson, Zack; her grandson, John (Renee) Chandler of Auburn, Wash.; and great-grandsons, Tommy and Tyler. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews - particularly close were Sally, Darwin, Mary Ellen, Judy and Mark.
Maxine loved the Northwoods and the nature God created. She marveled at the tall pines, sparkling water and eagles flying overhead from her home on Fence Lake for the last 40 years.
This remarkable lady had many friends, especially those from the "Happy Hookers" sewing club and her caring companions at the K-Care senior apartments.
Maxine is now at rest, in God's hands, looking down and thanking us for our love, our friendship and providing her with such at enriching life of 98 years.
Gathering of Friends will be held at Our Home K-Care, 12440 Warpath Lane, Lac du Flambeau, Saturday, July 7, 2-4 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Maxine's name may be given by donor's choice.
Online condolences may be shared at www.nimsgernfuneral.com.
Nimsgern Funeral & Cremation Services of Woodruff is handling the arrangements.
Posted: Monday, July 9, 2012
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I cleaned Maxine's LDF home for several years and she was a wonderful lady! She always had little cookies and treats for my daughter whom I had to bring with me often and I really enjoyed her company.