Services for Leon O.
Hendrickson, 64, of Nampa Route 1, who died at his home
Monday, Jan. 3, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the
Alsip Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Leo W. Reed, pastor of the
Nampa First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will
follow in the Wilder Cemetery.
He was born April 10, 1918, at Mullen, Neb. At an early
age he moved with his family to western Nebraska. He was r e
a r e d and educated near Mitchell, Neb. He served in the
U.S. Air Force during World War II.
He was married to Carolyn Ginkens on March 11, 1943, at
Mitchell. Following their marriage, they made their home in
Scottsbluff, Neb., where he was employed as an auto mechanic.
In June of 1956, they moved to Nampa to make their home. He
worked a t a local trailer factory and also did carpentry work
until ill health forced him to retire in 1971.
He was very active in the Nampa Men's Bowling Association
for a number of years and in 1976, was elected to the board of
directors and served on that board for six years; was honored
in 1977 with the Hall of Fame Award, and in 1976 received the
Kenneth Montgomery Inspirational Award.
He also was very active in the Junior Bowlers program,
having served as secretary-treasurer in 1974. He was a member
of the Nampa First Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; two sons, Leon P.
Hendrickson, Weiser, and Gordon L. Hendrickson, Orleans, Neb.;
two brothers, Earl and George Hendrickson, both of Nampa; two
sisters, Emily Fellows, Mountain Home, and Rose Elgin,
Caldwell; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and
Memorials may be made to the Mercy Medical Center Hospice
Program, 1512 12th Ave. Rd., Nampa 83651, or the Nampa First
Baptist Church, 1417 3rd St. S., Nampa 83651.