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William A. Hendrickson

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William A. HENDRICKSON Born July 31, 1924 in Berkeley, CA: died February 3, 2011 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Served in the Army during WWII; later graduated from US Berkeley in Mechanical Engineering and worked in the aerospace industry, mostly at Boeing. He also briefly worked as a math instructor at Highline Community College, and tutored English as a second language. After retiring he was caregiver for his wife Josephine for 11 years. He was active in the Boy Scouts, did a lot of home remodeling, and in his later years loved to sing with the Immaculate Conception Church gospel choir. Devoted father of Mary, Elizabeth, Susan (Clive), Bill (Molly), Ted (Adair), Tom (Kerry), and Joe (Holly). Also survived by his grandchildren Juliane, Cameron, Bergen, Maren, Jessica, Nick, Stephen, Jessica, Rebecca, William, great-grandson Jordan; brother Manvil (Nan); nephews and nieces, and many friends. Preceded in death by Josephine, his loving wife of almost 50 years; and his sister Alice. The family would like to thank Drs. Huseby, Hammond, Nedved, and the medical staff at Swedish Hospital for their care, and thank caregiver Mary Njuguna. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, February 9th at 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church, 820 18th Ave, Seattle, 98122. Followed by Graveside Service at Holyrood Cemetery, 1:30 p.m. Please sign the on-line Guest Book at www.Legacy.com Hoffner Fisher & Harvey
Published in The Seattle Times from Feb. 6 to Feb. 8, 2011
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