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Dec. 7 obituaries


Leo Hendricks

Oct. 6, 1919-Nov. 30, 2012

Longtime Boring resident Leo Hendricks died Friday, Nov. 30. He was 93.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at Hood View Seventh-day Adventist Church in Boring.

Leo was born Oct. 6, 1919, in Ulman, Mo., to Oscar and Tennie (Beard) Hendricks. He grew up and attended school in Ulman until his enlistment in the U.S. Army.

After leaving the Army, Leo moved to Colorado, where he met Bessie New. They married in 1947.

In 1955, Leo and his family moved to Boring, where they made their permanent home and he and his wife raised their children. He worked at the Columbia Steel foundry in Portland until his retirement.

Leo loved to hunt for deer, camp and golf in his spare time.

He was preceded in death by his son, Jamie Hendricks.

Survivors include his wife; son, Terry Hendricks of Boring; daughter, Gaylen Lister of Vancouver, Wash.; five grandchildren;13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.

Sandy Funeral Home is handling arrangements.