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Delores M. Hendricks

April 18, 1929 — February 1, 2019

Broken Bow, NE Delores M. Hendricks age 89 of Broken Bow passed away on February 1, 2019, at the Jennie Melham Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at 2:00 PM at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow with Dr. Jeff Hale officiating.  Interment will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery at Callaway.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM with the family greeting friends 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM at Govier Brothers Mortuary in Broken Bow.  Memorials are suggested to the Gathering Place in Arcadia or the Arcadia United Methodist Church.

Delores Maxine Hendricks was born on April 18, 1929, to Cyrus and Eunice (Sevier) Gunther.  Delores attended school at Gates and graduated from Broken Bow High School.  On April 13, 1946, she was married to Robert “Bob” Hendricks.  The family farmed with family for several years before purchasing their own place on Redfern Table.  Through the years Delores worked at cafés in Oconto and Callaway. She also droved the school bus.  After 32 years in the Oconto area, they moved to Dunning.  While in Dunning, Mr. Hendricks did mechanic work while Delores worked at the café.  In 1990, Delores and Bob moved to Arcadia.  Mr. Hendricks died in 1995.  Delores continued to live in Arcadia until 2011 when she moved to Broken Bow.

Delores enjoyed cross stitching, puzzles, crossword puzzles, and decorating wedding cakes.  She also enjoyed wallpapering.

Delores is survived by her children; Dean (Janice) Hendricks of Valley Springs, SD, Neil (Vicky) Hendricks of Oconto, Sherilyn Hendricks of Kearney and Gene (Laura) Hendricks of Broken Bow, 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.  She is also survived by her brothers Dwain (Emma Lou) Gunther and Don Gunther all of Broken Bow. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a young daughter, Janet Rae Hendricks and a grandson Kevin Hendricks.

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