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Vernon Frederick HENDRICKSON

Male 1917 - 2011  (94 years)


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  • Name Vernon Frederick HENDRICKSON 
    Born 24 Jan 1917  Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Minnesota Birth Certificate 1917-40477 
    Died 26 Jan 2011  Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried St. Johnís Lutheran Cemetery, Fredonia, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • In the 1940 census, he is single and lives with his parents. He is a lamp assembler for a lamp manufacturing company.

      Lived in Saukville, Wisconsin, in 1992 according to the U.S. Public Records Index, Vol. 1.

      Mr. Vern Hendrickson, formerly of Saukville, passed away at the Gables on the Pond, in Random Lake on Tuesday, January 26, 2011, just a few days after his 94th birthday.

      Vernon was born in Minneapolis MN, on January 24, 1917, a son of Carson and Laura Fischer Hendrickson. The family moved to Milwaukee when Vern was a young child. On June 29, 1940, Vern was united in marriage to Erna Opitz. The ceremony was held at the bride's home in Milwaukee. The couple moved to Mequon and later to Saukville in 1976. Erna preceded Vernon in death in 1991.

      Mr. Hendrickson was a tile setter for the bricklayers union. He enjoyed his job as well as woodworking, fishing, gardening and playing cards in his spare time. He also enjoyed taking trips and horseshoes. Vern was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Fredonia.

      He is survived by his son, Loren (Patricia) Hendrickson of Adell; five grandchildren, Timothy, David, Diane, Mark (Tammy) and Daniel (Joanna); one great-granddaughter, Mercedez Lynn Hendrickson. He is further survived by his brother Carson (Arlene) Hendrickson, Jr. of Milwaukee, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

      He is preceded in death by his wife; three brothers, Earl, Myron and James, as well as two sisters: Helen and Lucille.

      Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 1st at St. John's Lutheran Church, 824 Fredonia Avenue, Fredonia. Pastor Robert Zick will officiate. Vernon will be laid to rest beside his wife in the church cemetery.

      The family will receive visitors at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Memorials to St. John's Lutheran Church suggested.†

      Burial:
      St. Johnís Lutheran Cemetery
      Fredonia
      Ozaukee County
      Wisconsin, USA
    Person ID I4322  Don Carlson's Tree
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2019 

    Father Carson Marius HENDRICKSON,   b. 3 Aug 1890, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1981, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Laura Rose FISHER,   b. Abt 1891, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1964, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1911  Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3028  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Erna Elizabeth OPITZ,   b. 10 Apr 1918,   d. 6 Sep 1991, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 29 Jun 1940  Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2012 
    Family ID F3432  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart