Helen Hendrickson
1932 - 2019
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HELEN LEMBERG HENDRICKSON
June 24, 1932 ˜ November 18, 2019

Helen Lemberg Hendrickson, a longtime Vancouver, WA, resident, was born in Negaunee, MI, on June 24, 1932. She walked through the Gates of Heaven on Nov, 18, 2019.
Helen married John (Jack) Hendrickson in 1955 and in 1959, they moved to Vancouver, where they put down roots and raised their family.
Helen had sisu; she was a determined woman with a delightful sense of humor which she maintained throughout her life. Helen enjoyed music, learned the accordion and taught herself to play piano. Family was important to Helen and she loved being surrounded by those she loved.
Helen was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Jack Hendrickson; brother, Richard “Rigo” Lemberg; and daughter, Susan Hendrickson.
She is survived by her son, Rhett (Tracey) Hendrickson; daughter, Diane Pudans; three grandchildren, Reese (Maddie) Hendrickson, Lauren Hendrickson and Erik Pudans; great-grandchild, Walter Hendrickson; brother, Jacob (Connie) Lemberg; sisters, Elizabeth (Doug) Hunsucker and LaVonne Kinder; and many nieces and nephews. In addition, until they are reunited, she leaves behind her brothers and sisters in faith.
A celebration of life will be held on Jan. 11, 2020, at 2 p.m. Please contact the family for location details.
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Published in The Columbian on Dec. 1, 2019.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
JAN
11
Celebration of Life
02:00 PM
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December 16, 2019
Sorrow over the news of Helen passing She was a long time friend and early travel companion when we went to California to live the rest of our lives or before the next earthquake at least. Last visit was in Ocean Park for a memory session. she was such fun! Prayers for healing of the loss.
Alyce Lutz
December 4, 2019
So very sorry for your loss. I pray for all those who were family and friends, instead of experiencing grief, o lord give them peace so they may celebrate her coming home to you o lord. As she enters through the golden gates of heaven may everyone feel at peace within. In jesus name amen. Debra anderson
Debra Anderson
December 2, 2019
So sorry for the loss of such a wonderful person. I met Helen in the Finnish classes and would ride with her and Jack many times. Her smile and caring for everyone was always there. My heart goes out to the entire family deepest sympathy and God's comfort during this time.
Pam Nesland
December 1, 2019
please excuse me for not making it to Helens and any other relatives funerals or other events, I live up north and haven't drove since my stroke. Both Helen & John where always @ family events, God bless
Joey lemberg
December 1, 2019
Diane Sorry to hear about you mom

Robert Pudans
December 1, 2019
Hi Rhett and family,
I'm so sorry for the loss of your mom. I have so many wonderful memories of her. She was always happy, kind, caring, and had a lot of patience with us as kids. She also had a great since of humor and since the time we were 11 years old she would always greet me at the door
(which could be several times a day) with the enduring nickname she had for me "Wilhelm." Please contact me with the details on the celebration life on Jan.11.
My sincere heartfelt deepest sympathy and prayers of comfort to you and your family.
Bill Glaser
360-281-3198 voice/text
Carreraguy1@gmail.com
Bill Glaser
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