Phyllis Hendricks

Date of Death: Jun 18, 2013
Phyllis Hendricks
[highlight_text] (1924 – 2013) [/highlight_text] Phyllis Hendricks, 89, of Waupun, died Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at her home.


[leftcolumn] Phyllis was born June 6, 1924 near Atwater in Dodge County, the daughter of Erwin and Kathryn Kittell Beske. Phyllis was a 1942 graduate of Waupun High School. On October 14, 1944 she married Marvin “Booty” Hendricks at Immanuel Lutheran Church in North Burnett. Following their marriage the couple resided in Waupun all their married lives. Phyllis raised her family and worked at Sandknit in Waupun for five years and in her later years delivered flowers for Waupun Florist. Phyllis was an active member of Pella Lutheran Church in Waupun where she taught Vacation Bible School, was Assistant Sunday School Teacher, and in the past was involved with her church by making meals at the City Hall for a fundraiser. Phyllis was also a past member of the Atwater Conservation Club Auxiliary.

Phyllis is survived by her children, Bob (Kay) Hendricks of Glen Ellyn, IL, Gary (Karen) Hendricks of Simpsonville, SC, Monica (Skip) Baumhardt of Waupun, Mindy Hendricks of Waupun, Tom (Kathy) Hendricks of Waupun and Dan (Barb) Hendricks of Waupun; a son-in-law, Barry Netzel of Greenville, SC; grandchildren, Beth (Paul) Murphy, Katy Hendricks, Sarah Baumhardt, Skip Baumhardt Jr., Rich (Misty) Bixby, Kevin Netzel, Kathryn (Justin) Madigan, Kayla Hendricks, Janelle Hendricks, and Don (Stacey) Uherka; great-grandchildren, Alexa, Kaylie, Don, Kristen, Robbie, Megan, Ryan, and Ross; a sister-in-law, Phyllis Beske of Waupun; and nieces and nephews.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Booty; a daughter, Melissa Netzel; and a brother, Erwin, “Sonny” Beske.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Visitation: [/highlight_text] Friends and relatives of Phyllis Hendricks may call on the family on Sunday at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun from 3-6 p.m. and on Monday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Services: [/highlight_text] Funeral services for Phyllis Hendricks will be held Monday, June 24, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Pella Lutheran Church in Waupun with Rev. Mike Stock officiating.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Burial: [/highlight_text] Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.

[rightcolumn] [highlight_text] Special Thanks: [/highlight_text] The family wishes to thank Agnesian Hospice, Alexa Uherka, Kaylie Hendricks, and all the relatives and friends who helped support Phyllis on her journey.



  1. Christine Core Says: June 19, 2013 at 4:53 pm

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you go through this difficult time. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed by many.

  2. Angie Solis Says: June 19, 2013 at 7:57 pm

    Tom & Kathy. So sorry to see this. Prayers from here to you and your family. What a difficult time for you…..hope you can find peace. HUGS!

  3. Dr. & Mrs. V. C. Bud White Says: June 20, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    Our most sincere condolences to the family at this most difficult time. God has now taken home one of His own to care for and stop the pain. So now it is up to the living to heal with prayer. Our prayers are with all of the family members.

  4. Jim & Kathleen Sogge & Family Says: June 20, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    Our deepest sympathy to your whole family from our family.
    Wish we could be there. May you find comfort in God, each other & in the great memories you shared with her all those years.
    Love & Prayers,
    Jim & Kathleen Sogge & Family

  5. Bob Andrews Says: June 21, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a wonderful woman and I will always remember how kind she was as we were growing up. Your house was like my second home and your mother was always there for both of us. I will be thinking of you and your family. She was a wonderful women and will be missed.

  6. Dr. Ruth Murphy Says: June 24, 2013 at 12:19 pm

    My prayers to all the family. I only met Phyllis a few times, however she was a very dedicated and religious lady.
    Her obituary speaks for itself.

    Bob, I will be thinking of you surrounded by your families.
    I am glad that Beth and the children arrived back for the funeral.

  7. DON & GERT ROETS Says: June 25, 2013 at 6:46 am

    our prayers are with you all. she is back with Booty know.

  8. Cindy (Bentley) Vanderkin Says: July 11, 2013 at 7:05 am

    I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. My sympathy to you and your family.

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