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Nyna R. Hendricks
September 12, 1933 ~ January 4, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Nyna Ruth Hendricks, 89, of Niagara Wisconsin passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at the Morrow Memorial Home in Sparta, Wisconsin. She was born on September 12, 1933 in Niagara, daughter of Harry S. Anderson and Carolyn Hansen Anderson. She married James Hendricks on May 2, 1953 and they enjoyed 69 years of marriage. Jim preceded her in death on December 12, 2022.
While raising five children Nyna was also employed by the Niagara Credit Union and retired from the Niagara Paper Mill in 1992. Following retirement Jim and Nyna enjoyed many summers at their lake home in Spread Eagle and winters with friends in Mexico Beach Florida. She enjoyed being involved in the Methodist Church, the Niagara Chapter of Eastern Star, singing in various choirs and musicals, and bowling. Later in life she was very involved in raising monarch butterflies and shared her interest with many others.
Survivors include daughter Patricia (Tim) Hammill of Norway Michigan; son Michael (Laurie Thackery) Hendricks of Pasadena California; daughter Debra Richtig of Green Bay Wisconsin; son John (Gulnara Dreier) Hendricks of Sparta Wisconsin; and daughter Sandra Carey of Iron Mountain Michigan; sister Karen (James) Faucett; 13 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Nyna also enjoyed the company of her cat Katie. In addition to her husband Jim and her parents, Nyna was preceded in death by her siblings Warren Anderson, Joyce Pultz, and Beverly Rosenow; sons-in-law Paul Richtig and David Carey; and daughters-in-law Beth Ann Hendricks and Peggy Hendricks.
A memorial service for Nyna Hendricks and Jim Hendricks will be held on Saturday, February 4 at the Riverside Methodist Church in Niagara. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11:00 am, followed by a service at 11:00 am conducted by Pastor Deb Spira. The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations may be forwarded to the Riverside Methodist Church or the Almost Home Animal Shelter, 5060 Lincoln Street, Quinnesec, Michigan, 49876.
Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com