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Glenda Hendrickson

November 28, 2021

Glenda Hendrickson, 72, passed away peacefully on November 28, 2021, in Sedgwick, Kansas.

She was born May 26, 1949, in Wichita, Kansas, the daughter of Glen and Beverly Ann (Brown) Biggerstaff.

On August 17, 1968, Glenda was united in marriage to Darrell Dee Hendrickson in Wichita, Kansas. The two shared 50 years of marriage together before Darrell’s death in 2019.

Glenda taught in Kansas and Texas through her career.

Glenda enjoyed spending time with family, attending church, having drinks with friends (pop), and camping.

Glenda is survived by her two sons, Tim Hendrickson and wife Michelle of Sedgwick, and Dan Hendrickson and wife Jennisa of Big Spring, Texas; four grandchildren, Ashton Fussell and husband Tony, Tristan Hendrickson, Claire Hendrickson, and Logan Hendrickson; one great grandchild, Camdyn Fussell; step-sister, Sherri Rider; sister-in-law, Janice Heizer; and brother-in-law, Kendall Hendrickson and wife Donna. She was preceded in death by her husband, Darrell Dee Hendrickson; and parents, Glen Biggerstaff and Beverly Malone.

Following Glenda’s wishes, cremation has taken place.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Dodge City Cancer Center of Kansas in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

A memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m., on December 18, 2021, at the First Church of God in Dodge City, Kansas, with brother-in-law, Pastor Kendall Hendrickson presiding. Honorary bearers will be Logan Hendrickson, Lake Tully, and Tony Fussell.

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6 thoughts on “Glenda Hendrickson

  1. Met Glenda & Darrel through the SW KS Retired School group. Enjoyed knowing both of them and being volunteers for Meals on Wheels benefits. My 1st cousin, Ben Malone, married Beverly. You all are in my thoughts & prayers.

  2. Glenda was a delightful friend and fellow teacher at Kentwood Elementary in Big Spring, Texas.
    Her devotion to God, family, friends and students was so evident. We miss her radiant smile and her words of encouragement to others even while she was in pain. It was a joy and blessing to know Glenda.
    Prayers and love to her loving sons and their treasured families.

  3. Glenda and her family were the closest friends(family) I’ve known! Her wit and cander were 2 of her memorable qualities but her impact on my life and my husbands life cannot be measured. She was a mentor to me but more importantly a friend, as close as my own family. My condolences to the family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Rest peacefully Mrs Glenda.

  4. Glenda was a very strong woman and loving, nurturing mother. She will never stop being missed. Something about the women in this family follow Glenda and that is something so special. My condolences l. Love you guys.

  5. One of my Most favorite elementary teachers I ever had. She always made me feel safe and loved. What a wonderful soul.
    Mrs.Hendrickson will be missed by many.

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