Adrienne A. Hennlich, age 84, former Medford resident passed away peacefully with family on October 14th, 2017 at Dove Healthcare West Reflections Unit in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
A visitation will be held at the Hemer Funeral Home in Medford on Wednesday, October 18th, from 5:00-7:00 PM. A Rosary Service will be held at 7:00 PM by nephew, Deacon Dallas Carlson. Visitation will continue on October 19th from 9:30 AM till the time of service at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 AM on October 19th, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Father David Neuschwander officiating. Interment will follow at Dorchester Memorial Cemetery in Dorchester, Wisconsin.
Adrienne was born on September 15th, 1933 to Richard and Demerise Grzadzieleski in Drayton, North Dakota. She attended Drayton schools. After high school graduation Adrienne moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota and graduated with a degree in medical technology. Adrienne then moved to Medford and was employed by the Medford Clinic as a laboratory technician. During this time, she met the love of her life William Bill Hennlich. Bill and Adrienne were married on June 22nd, 1963 in Drayton ND.
Adrienne loved spending time with and caring for her family. Her interests included history, interior decorating and art. After her retirement from the Medford Clinic she worked as curator at the Taylor County Historical Society, where she was also a member. Adrienne also volunteered in a reading program through the Medford Area School District and was known as one of the grandmas. She was an active member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and many Sundays was a greeter. Adrienne enjoyed her Saturday coffee group with friends. She adored and was most proud of her granddaughter Hannah Buchholz. "Grammy" will be so missed.
Adrienne is survived by her daughter Margaret (Allen) Buchholz, Fall Creek, Wisconsin. Granddaughter Hannah Buchholz, La Crosse Wisconsin. Her sister Claris (Carl) Peterson, Arizona. A sister in law Alice Grzadzieleski North Dakota. Sister and brother in law Janice and Connie Diesing, Brookfield, Wisconsin, Sister in law Joan (late Jerry) Baker, Dorchester Wisconsin and Sister in law Dorothy (late Bob) Forseth. In addition to many nieces and nephews.
Adrienne was preceded in death by William Hennlich, her parents, a sister Janice (Dallas) Carlson, and brother Harris Grzadzieleski.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Alzheimer's Association, Alz.com for care, support, research, awareness, and advocacy activities.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com.