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Anna Elizabeth (Luokka) Hendrickson

October 11, 1932 ~ April 16, 2017 (age 84)

Anna Elizabeth Hendrickson of Ontonagon Michigan passed away on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Aspirus long-term care unit where she resided for the last 3 1/2 years.

Anna was born at Vinegar Point, near Houghton Michigan to Jacob and Regina Luokka on October 11, 1932.

She married the love of her life Douglas Hendrickson on May 13, 1950 in Houghton Michigan. She attended school to the 11th grade in the Houghton area. She later, along with her husband, went on to get her GED.

She worked many jobs over the years including Coach Light Restaurant in Roseville Michigan, the Macomb Hospital in Warren Michigan, to name a few. But her favorite was at the Sip and Snack in Ontonagon Michigan. She worked and managed the Sip and Snack for several years.

She was also a volunteer with her husband Dougie for the Saint Nicholas project. They deliver packages & gifts to many needy people in Ontonagon County. Anna and her husband also volunteered for the department of social services. They brought many elderly people to the doctors in surrounding areas as far off as Marquette Michigan.

She is survived by her children, Sandra (Stan Niemi) Kotlaris of Ontonagon, Michael Hendrickson of White Pine, Jake Hendrickson of Calumet, Linda Thoreson of White Pine, David (Becky) Hendrickson of Ontonagon. She is also survived by her sister Martha Parkin of Ontonagon, sister-in-law Barbara (Vern) Friend, brother-in-law Donald Hendrickson., five grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, two step grandchildren and five step great grandchildren, five-step great great grandchildren.

Anna was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 59 years Dougie Hendrickson, a son "Butchie" Hendrickson, two grandsons Michael Paul Kotlaris and DJ Hendrickson, mother-in-law Alice Hendrickson, sister-in-law Sharon Hendrickson, brother-in-law Charlie Parkin, nephew Dennis Parkin, special son-in-law Gordy Thorson and a very special Scottie dog Yooper who was a regular visitor at long term.

Visitation for Anna will take place on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Cane Funeral Home in Ontonagon, MI from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM.  Funeral services will be at 1:00 O'clock at the Funeral Home with Pastor Ted Trudgeon Officiating.  Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in Houghton MI. 

The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to the staff of the Aspirus Long Term Care Unit for the wonderful care Anna received during her stay.

 Service Information

April 24, 2017

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cane Funeral Home
Ontonagon, MI

Funeral Service
April 24, 2017

1:00 PM
Cane Funeral Home
Ontonagon, MI

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