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Lewis L. Hendrix
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“Louie, I remember you well from our days in the 1940's and 1950's in Syracuse where we all went to school together. Your grandparents lived just...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Crow Beegle - Worthington, OH

“Marilyn, I just returned from out of town and was so sorry to read of your loss. My condolences to you and your family. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Maxine Wallis - McPherson, KS

“Marilyn and girls, I was so shocked to hear of the passing of Lou. My prayers are with you and your family in this time. Please accept my deepest...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Deborah (keagle) Boomhower - PA

“Marilyn, Harris and I were shocked and saddened to hear of your loss. Thinking of you and the girls and extended family during this difficult time. ...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Harris and Faye Terry - McPherson, KS

“Marilyn, God is with you and your family every step of the way, as is your extended church family. Hugs and prayers.... Mary Ann Musselwhite ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Ann Musselwhite - McPherson, KS

“Lew was a special friend to me when I was a little girl.... (he was three years older than me, so he was my hero!) He was my protector.... I missed...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Nancy Thomson Levingston

“So sorry to hear about Lew. Seemed like I just saw you guys at Dillons. Thinking of you thru this difficult time. Trust in the Lord and your friends...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Tracey Wedel - McPherson, KS

“Marilyn and Family, So Sorry for you Loss, This will be a tough time but know that the Lord is with you every step of the journey ahead. Marilyn...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Marilyn Perkins

“Marilyn and Family, so sorry to hear of Lew's passing, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Lew was a special friend, we will miss him and will...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Rachel - McPherson, KS - Friend

“Marilyn, Eli and I were so sorry to hear about Lew's passing. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Eli & Kerry Dallen - Perry, OK

“Be with God good friend. Your suffering is over. To Marilyn and family - I know how much you will miss Lew but God be with you in this time of...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Carol R. Ek - McPherson, KS


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Lewis L. "Lew" Hendrix, 72, of McPherson, passed away on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, surrounded by his family at McPherson Hospital.

Lew was born on January 14, 1940, in Syracuse, Ohio, the son of Woodrow Wilson and Emmeline Elizabeth (Phillips) Hendrix.

He had worked as a turbine operator at Board of Public Utilities and was a repair technician for Rankin Equipment.

On December 31, 1965, Lew was united in marriage to Marilyn E. Sjogren in Marquette, KS.

Lew served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1957 to 1960. He was the Commander of the Marquette American Legion Post #253 and the McPherson County Council. He also was a member of the V.F.W. Post #2715 Men's Auxiliary, Trinity Lutheran Church, and the McPherson Bowling Association.

Survivors include: his wife of 46 years, Marilyn of the home; daughters, Tracey (Robert) Miller of McPherson, KS and Linda (Albert) Lewis of Hedville, KS; siblings, Pete (Wanda) Hendrix, Norman (Violet) Hendrix, Dave (Janis) Hendrix, Lucy (Virgil) Pihl, Earl Hendrix, Gene (Emma) Hendrix, Dana (Wendy) Hendrix, Woody (Lisa) Hendrix, Debbie (Mike) Kauff, and Sally (Terry) Little; brother-in-law, Randy Adkins; and four grandchildren, Krystal Hendrix, Ashley Cruz, Jesse Freeman, and Taylor Miller.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Mary Adkins, Susie Parsons, and Emmeline Hendrix, and a sister-in-law, Linda Hendrix.

The funeral service will be at 2:00 PM, Saturday, November 24, 2012, at Trinity Lutheran Church, McPherson with Rev. Tim Leaf officiating. Inurnment with Military Honors will be at the Marquette Lutheran Cemetery at a later date. A visitation and viewing will be held from 10:00 AM until service time on Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church.

Memorial donations may be given to the Marquette American Legion Post #253 in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.