HENDRICKSEN – Ewald Hendricksen passed away in Brooks on January 16th, 1998 at the age of 86 years.
Born in Hardy, Nebraska on February 4th, 1911 Ewald came to Canada with his family in 1930 to the Tilley area where he resided and farmed until moving to the Nursing Home, Brooks in 1987. He was a Charter member of the Bethany Lutheran Church in Tilley. Ewald will be remembered as a quiet man with a gentle manner who loved music, especially Gospel.
He was predeceased by his parents, 2 brothers, 3 sisters and 1 niece.
Ewald is survived by 2 brothers Harry and his wife Gladys, Carl and his wife Asta all of Brooks; 1 sister Esther Sorensen and her husband Alfred of Hastings, Nebraska; 2 sisters-in-law Evelyn Hendricksen of Brooks and Christine Hendricksen of Drumheller and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, January 21st at 2 p.m. from the Bethany Lutheran Church, Tilley. Rev. Jim Krause officiating. If friends desire memorial tributes may be made to either the Bethany Lutheran Church, Tilley; Brooks Health Centre – Nursing Home, Bag 300, Brooks, T1 R 1 B3 or charity of choice. Arrangements in care of Smith Funeral Home.