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Mary Francis Hendrickson service Wednesday

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Mary Francis Sekerka Hendrickson, age 90, of Chesterton, passed away March 9, 2014 at Golden Living Center, Fountainview Place in Portage, Ind.

She was born on December 18, 1923 in Washington, Pennsylvania, to John and Mary Sekerka.

On November 8, 1952, she married Clarence E. Hendrickson, who preceded her in death in 1988.

She is survived by her children, Mary (Dave) Barker, of Porter, Ind., Janice (Patrick) Reamer of Porter, Dawn (Sonja) Hendrickson of Carthage, Ind., and Charles Hendrickson. She had six grandchildren; Daniel Reamer, David Reamer, Christopher (Nikki) Hendrickson, Crystal Bartscher, Andrew Hendrickson, Adam Hendrickson and great-grandson, Benjamin Hendrickson.

Mary was a member of Fairhaven Baptist Church and enjoyed attending the Jolly 60ís.

Funeral services will be held at Fairhaven Baptist Church, 86 East Oak Hill Rd, Chesterton, on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. followed by graveside service and internment in the Chesterton Cemetery.

A closed casket visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:30 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the Jolly 60ís at Fairhaven Baptist Church. Arrangements handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304.

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Posted 3/12/2014