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Gerald Edward Hendricks

September 9, 1938 — July 25, 2023

Ashkum

 

Gerald Edward Hendricks, 84, of Ashkum passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2023 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee.  He was born on September 9, 1938 in Watseka, the son of Edward F. and Minnie (Habben) Hendricks and both of his parents preceded him in passing.

He is survived by five children, Lacey (Rick) Meason of Arizona, Mark (Mike) Hendricks of Texas, Brad Hendricks of Nevada, James (Sherri) Hendricks of Ashkum, and David (Tracey) Hendricks of Texas; nine grandchildren; six great grandchildren; two sisters, Linda Smith of Kankakee and Velma Learned of Arizona; and many nieces and nephews.

Gerald was a lifelong farmer in the area and worked for over forty years at General Foods.  He enjoyed raising, training, and showing Quarter Horses and was a proud member of the Quarter Horse Association.  Mr. Hendricks was a judge at different horse shows throughout the years.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm on Monday, July 31, 2023 at Knapp Funeral Home in Clifton.  Rev. Joel Brown will officiate.  Visitation will be two hours prior to the service from 11:00-1:00 at the funeral home.

Private burial will be held at a later date.

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Monday, July 31, 2023

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