Ruth E. Hendricks

Ruth E. Hendricks, 95, formerly of Campbellsport passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at Villa Loretto Nursing Home in Mount Calvary.  She was born in the Town of Theresa on February 23, 1927, the daughter of John and Ella (nee Hoepner) Zimdahl.  Ruth attended school in Theresa. On May 22, 1948, Ruth married Oliver Hendricks at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Theresa.

Ruth worked as a nurse’s aid at St. Joseph Convent in Campbellsport from 1976 to 1998 before retiring. She was a member of Church of Our Saviour in Fond du Lac and was very involved in church activities including the quilting and Ladies groups.  Ruth loved gardening and was a great baker but most important to her was her family and spending time with all of them.

Survivors include her daughter Lynn (Pat) Brown, son Scott (Denise) Hendricks, grandchildren Roxanne (Billy) Armstrong, Scott (Lindsey) Hendricks, Heather Hendricks (James Ray), Alicia Hendricks, Erik (Sara) O’Brien, Tara O’Brien and Adon Brown (Tayler King), great grandchildren Briana, Kylee, Grace, Carter, Scott “Buddy”, Kenley, Xander, Xola, Emmett and Jackson, her second family the McCarty Clan, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, husband Oliver on November 15, 1973, brothers Elmer (Esther) Zimdahl, Sr. and Raymond (Norma) Zimdahl, and sisters Addi (Russ) Carr, Alma (Ski) Swiderski and Lydia (Loyal) Villwock.

Visitation for Ruth will be Friday, April 1st from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Church of Our Saviour, Evangelical Lutheran, 363 S. Main St. Fond du Lac.

The funeral service will be 12:00 pm at Church of Our Saviour.  Rev. Crystal Lee will officiate and burial in Union Cemetery, Campbellsport will be at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Church of Our Saviour or Cristo Rey Ranch.

The family extends a special thank you to the staff of Villa Loretto for their care and concern shown Ruth during her time there.

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