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Eileen Hendrickson

1945 - 2020

Eileen May Hendrickson, age 75, of Cheboygan passed away on May 11, 2020 at Hiland Cottage in Petoskey.

Eileen was born on May 1, 1945 in Sault Ste Marie, the daughter of Lyle and Sheila (Murphy) Matheson.

She grew up in the Soo and attended school at Loretto High School, and at Lake Superior State where she obtained her nursing license. On December 30, 1966, she married Clarence Hendrickson in the Soo, they then moved to Cheboygan in September of 1967 where she started working at Community Memorial Hospital. She later worked at TenderCare until her retirement. Her hobbies include reading, crocheting, playing the piano especially during football games, and being part of the prayer chain at church. She was a member of the Huron Street Tabernacle, board member of the Crisis Pregnancy Center, and member of the Life Worship Center.

Eileen is survived by her husband Clarence; daughters, Rhonda (Peter) Voelzke, Stephanie (Chad) Gruesbeck, and Paula (GW) Grawey; sisters, Maureen Anderson and Alice Matheson; brothersmin-law Michael Poglese and Al (Marge) Hendrickson; grandchildren, Donald (fiancée, Eileen McGuckin) Brisboe, Luke Brisboe, James Voelzke, Gabrielle Voelzke, and future great granddaughter Oakley, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lyle and Sheila Matheson; sister, Kathleen McGinn; brothers-in-law, Rex McGinn and Edward Anderson, and sister-in-law Barbara Poglese.

Family suggests memorials to the Humane Society (kitty cat division) in memory of Eileen Hendrickson.

Friends may visit at Black River Full Gospel, 2732 Orchard Beach Road, on Saturday, September 26, from
10 a.m. until her memorial begins at 11 a.m., with Pastors Samuel Agee and Michael Konieczny officiating.

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