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David Charles Hendricks

April 22, 1931 ~ May 27, 2020 (age 89)

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David Charles Hendricks, loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, godfather, and uncle, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Riverwood Health Care Center in Aitkin.  He was born April 22, 1931, in Aitkin County to Alexander McKinley  and Bertha Alvina Lydia (Wilde).  He was raised in the Palisade area and spent most of his adult life in Lakeville Minnesota where he was a beloved member of the community.  David was united in marriage to Sharon Joanne Carr on June 27, 1953 in McGregor.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving from 1955 to 1957.  He worked as a mechanic and shop supervisor.  He was a private pilot and an outdoors enthusiast who enjoyed hunting and fishing.  He  Moved back to the Aitkin area with his wife Sharon in 2019 and they lived in the Black Rock Terrace Apartments. 

He was preceeded in death by his parents: Alex and Bertha Hendricks,

A half brother John Hendricks, brothers-in-law: Francis ( Georgia) Carr, Calvin (Aquilla) Carr, Richard Carr, Michael (Diane) Carr and Mayland Johnson. 

David is survived by his wife Sharon,

Children: Kevin (DeeAnn) and Jeff (Cathy),

Sisters: June Jensen (Richard), Lila Johnson

Sisters-in-law: Maryann Carr and Diane Jensen,

Daughter-in-law: Sherlyn Marie Hecimovich,  

Grandchildren: Alexis Hendricks-Tharp (Nicholas), Stephanie Vanderhoof (Trent), Kaitlyn McCarroll (Matthew), Kyle (Stephanie), Jared, Levi (Danielle),

Great-grandchildren, Alexander and Zane Tharp, Addyson, Gavin, and Ethan Vanderhoof, Lillyan, and Lucas McCarroll, Aden and Emma Hendricks, Camille Hendricks. 

He will be laid to rest at the Woodland - Carr Memorial Cemetery in McGregor, Minnesota on June 27th, the anniversary of he and his wife’s 67th year of marriage. Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home & Cremation Services assisted David’s family with arrangements.  Go to to leave a message of condolence.

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