Wanda Hendrix, 56 of Granite City, Ill., born on Sep. 7, 1957, in Granite City, passed away on Monday, July 28, 2014, at her home with her family by her side.
She was a long time Phlebotomist for St. Anthony's Way. She graduated from Sanford Brown College earning her Registered Medical Assistant License. She was a member of the New Attitudes Lady, Alton Chapter and in her free time she enjoyed tending her garden, motorcycling with her husband,Mike and spending time with her family and friends. Wanda will be remembered for her kind heart and the many special times she shared with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Gerald and Pauline(Buckingham) Slater.
Surviving are her husband, Mike Hendrix, whom she married on June 20, 1992,; two daughters, Alissa (Mike) Lipchik of Ozark, Mo., Crystal (Rick) Leckner of O'Fallon, Ill.; three sisters, Phyllis (Steve) Million of Granite City, Ill., Donna (Leland) Crites of Granite City, Ill., Linda (George) Preuss of Spring Hill, Kansas; two brothers, Gary (Julie) Slater of St. Jo, Ill., and Jerry (Sonya) Slater of Olathe, Kan.; two sisters-in-law, Lisa (Jeff) Henry of Granite City, Ill., and Kathy (Bob) Knezevick of Edinburgh, Ill.; a brother-in-law, Chris Hendrix of Edinburgh, Ill.; mother-in-law, Lela Hendrix of Granite City; four grandchildren, Hannah Lipchik, Sophie Lipchik, Abby Lipchik, and Phoebe Lipchik; and many nieces, nephews and extended family members and friends.
Memorials are suggested to the Wanda Hendrix Benefit Fund.
Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City, Ill.
Funeral: In Celebration of her life, service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 1, 2014, at City Temple, 4751 Maryville Road in Granite City, Ill., with Pastor Rich Cope officiating. Burial will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights., Ill.
Granite City, Ill.
Irwin Chapel Pc
3960 Maryville Rd
Granite City, IL 62040
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on July 30, 2014