Rick A. Hendrickson, 58 of Thompson, ND, died Saturday, December 5, 2009 at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.
Rick was born on April 26, 1951 in Breckenridge, MN to Alton and Delores (Berg) Hendrickson. He grew up in Walcott and graduated from Kindred High School in 1969. Following high school he enlisted in the Marine Corps and served in the pacific. He moved to Fargo following his military service and was employed with ABC Seamless for many years. He married Deborah Nelson in 1982. His daughter, Brittany was born in 1984. On September 26, 1998 Rick married Renae Nelson and they moved to Grand Forks in February of 1999.
Rick enjoyed working on the yard, playing trivia and spending time with his family and friends. He was known for being hard-working , fair and honest. Rick fulfilled his dream of building a home in the country.
Since Rick’s diagnosis of AML in early February of 2009, he fought courageously and was referred to as a “stellar patient” by all his doctors and nurses. He will be missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Rodney.
Rick is survived by his wife, Renae of Thompson, ND; daughter, Brittany Hendrickson of Moorhead; step-daughter, Jennifer (Doug) Annett of Minneapolis; brothers, Roger (Stephanie) Hendrickson of Walcott, ND, Ross Hendrickson of Jacksonville, FL and his nieces and nephews.
Visitation: Thursday, December 10 from 5-7 pm at Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo and also
one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.
Prayer Service: Thursday at 7:00 pm at the funeral home.
Memorial Service: Friday, December 11 at 11:00 am at First Lutheran Church, Fargo.
Interment: Walcott Cemetery, Walcott, ND.
Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.