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Lowell Hendrickson Obituary
Hendrickson, Lowell Lowell Hendrickson, 88, of San Diego, CA, left this earthly life on April 6, 2014, continuing on to his eternal life in Christ Jesus. Lowell lived his life with a sense of Christian commitment. Born Dec. 17, 1925, Lowell grew up on a farm in Montevideo, MN, son of Ole and Ruth (Peterson) Hendrickson. Graduated Central H.S. (1944), Lowell served in the U.S. Army Air Forces WWII. Graduated Bethel College, St. Paul, MN with a B.A. (1950) and B.D. (1954). Lowell loved and married Marceline Nelson (1949). Blessed with two daughters whom he loved. Lowell was a baptized believer and faithful church member who enjoyed a career in Christian ministry (1964-1997). Ordained by the Baptist General Conference and specializing in stewardship and development. He served Bethel College, the BGC, Nyack College, Northern Baptist Seminary and College Ave. Baptist Church (SD). Lowell was on faculty of Bethel Seminary West. Lowell and Marcy enjoyed travel and visited much of the U.S., Europe and Scandinavia. Lowell was the proud Papa to two grandchildren and his strong love will always remain with them. Lowell was predeceased by his beloved wife, Marcy, of 62 years (2012). He was predeceased by his daughter, Debra Lee Hines (2003), and his sister, Muriel Widerski, and brother, Ray Hendrickson. Survived by his daughter, Karna Sue Tanis, husband, William E. Jr., of Bridgeton, NJ; granddaughter Sayard Marcelena Tanis of Dauphin, PA; and grandson William Edward Tanis III (Liam), wife, Linda, and great-grandson, Wesley, of Mechanicsburg, PA. Survived by brother Weldon Hendrickson; sisters, Ina Nelson and Wanda Hansen; Marcy's sister, Dorothy Hendrickson; and many other loved family members and friends. A memorial service to thank God for Lowell's life will be held on Mon. April 14, 10:30 a.m., College Ave. Baptist Church. (Private graveside service at El Camino Memorial Park.) Donations: Scholarship Fund, Bethel Seminary, 6116 Arosa St., San Diego 92115.
Published in U-T San Diego on Apr. 12, 2014
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