Frank Hendriks, age 99, of Withee went to his eternal home to be with his Beloved wife Vi, on Tuesday June 4, 2013 at the Clark County Health Care Center in Owen.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday June 8, 2013 at Nazareth Lutheran Church in Withee. Visitation will be from 9:30 AM until the time of service at the Church. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Withee.
Frank and his identical twin Brother John were born on March 20, 1914 to Theodore and Nellie Hendriks at Glenwood City, WI. He was a Brother to Ken, Ted, Anton, Mary, Lena, Willamena, Anna and his twin John. As a child the family moved to a farm in rural Thorp.
In December 1940 Frank married Violet Turenne at Thorp. To this marriage were born two daughters Fay and Nancy. In 1941 Frank and Vi, bought a farm in rural Withee where they farmed until their retirement. In addition to farming Frank worked for a few years for the Clark County Highway department. He was also employed by the Frederick Post Company in Owen for 32 years.
In his retirement years he loved spending time with his family. He especially enjoyed his daily trips to spend time with the Gang at Midway Bar in Withee. He was their source of information about the history of the Owen Withee area.
Frank was a loving husband, Father and Grandfather. The greatest joy in life was being with his family. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, especially their annual fishing trip with their friends.
Frank is survived by his Daughters Fay (Don) Stolp of Mosinee, Nancy (Denny) Henke of Withee, Grandchildren Michael Stolp of California, Jeff (Vickie) Stolp of Stratford, Yvonne (Shane) Moen of Edgar, Monty (Renea) Henke of Medford, and Mindy (Greg) Heiden of Edgar. He is further survived by 11 Great Grandchildren and many special Nieces and Nephews.
He was preceded in death by his Wife Vi in 2010 and his brothers and sisters.
Thank you to Dr. Wirtz and his Staff and to the 1 East Staff of the Clark County Health Care Center for the care you provided for Dad.