Martha J. "Marty” Hendrickson, 88, of Lincoln passed away on Sunday, December 17, 2017, at St. Clara’s Manor in Lincoln.
Martha was born on June 5, 1929, in Bloomington, IL, the daughter of Charles and Katherine (Gilbert) Nichols. She married Ralph Hendrickson on June 3, 1950, in Lincoln, IL, he survives her in Lincoln.
Martha is also survived by her children: Julie (Joe) Daugherty, Sue (Bruce) McWilliams, and Steven Hendrickson; her brother: Gene (Pat) Nichols; four grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; and eleven great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Don and Jerry; and her sister, Judy.
Martha was retired after working for Dr. Carroll, Dr. Ulrich, and Dr. Tomlinson. She enjoyed fishing, bowling, and playing cards; Martha was also an avid Chicago Cubs fan. Above all else, Martha loved her family and friends.
Services for Martha will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, December 22, 2017, at Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln with Rev. Mark Thompson officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7: 00 P.M. on Thursday, December 21, 2017, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Burial will take place after the services at New Union Cemetery in Lincoln. Memorial donations may be made in Martha’s name to Zion Lutheran School or Illinois Council of The Blind.

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