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Luella M. Henrickson

October 30, 1932 September 5, 2019
Luella M. Henrickson
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Obituary for Luella M. Henrickson

Luella May Henrickson passed away on September 5, 2019 at home in McMinnville Oregon with family at her bedside.
She is survived by: Her husband of 66 years, Richard Henrickson.
Brothers: Paul Nothiger of Klamath Falls, Kenneth Nothiger of Albany Oregon
Children: Glen & Elena Henrickson, Rex Henrickson, Linda & Gary Gibbons all of McMinnville, Dan & Rita Henrickson of Vernonia Oregon.
Grandchildren: Glenn & Elyse, Gary & Charish, Brian & Adria, Lisa & Craig, Kelly, Charles Benjamin, Abigail, Leif, Monica, Sam J, Michael, Mathew, Nick, Natia & Kevin, Sam B
And 22 great grandchildren
Services will be held at 10:30 Saturday September 14th at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Dedication service at 3:00pm, Gilliland Cemetery, Sweet Home Oregon
Luella was always thinking of others and spent much of her time volunteering, care giving for her parents & doing activities with her grandchildren & great grandchildren.
She was born in Woodland Washington, the first child of Opal & Charlie Nothiger. 1932 was a challenging time in history, Charlie never lacked for work but his skills took him on the road for several years. He helped build the roads & bridges we drive today throughout Oregon and Washington. His family moved with him as the construction projects were finished. Luella often told of all the schools she attended in her younger years. She learned to be self-reliant & also helped her mom & younger brothers navigate their new “homes.” Luella felt most at home when they settled on acreage in Sweet Home, Oregon. She graduated from Sweet Home High School and her first job was night shift telephone operator in the days of party lines & wires she plugged in to connect the parties. She met Richard, the love of her life, in Sweet Home.
Luella raised her family, worked hard and she always made time for others in need. Her sense of humor came through often with family and friends. Her greatest joy was her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family, Faith & Country defined her life. She will be loved and fondly remembered by all who knew her. Till we meet again.


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Saturday

14

Sep

10:30 AM 9/14/2019 10:30:00 AM
LDS Church

1645 NW Baker Creek Rd.
McMinnville, OR 97128

LDS Church
1645 NW Baker Creek Rd. McMinnville 97128 OR
United States
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