Dianne K. Hendrickson
1943 - 2017
Dianne K. Hendrickson, 73, of Fairborn, Ohio, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017, at home surrounded by her family.
She was born July 10, 1943, in Viroqua, Wis., the daughter of the late Faye F. and Helen M. (Hanson) Crook. Dianne was a stay at home mom for many years; then self-employed with Welcome Wagon and followed with employment at Friendly's Restaurant. She went on to study accounting, obtain her real estate license, and earned a master's degree in nursing. Dianne was then employed with Community and Southview hospitals and followed as a nursing instructor at Fortis College. She was a member of Abiding Christ Lutheran Church in Fairborn.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, James; and brother, Robert Crook.
Survivors include her daughter, Jennifer Phelps; son, Jeffrey James Hendrickson; grandchildren, Christopher Phelps (fiancé, Emily Schindler), Kyle (Emily) Phelps, Kody Phelps, Taylor Hendrickson, Ryan Hendrickson, Madison Hendrickson; nieces, Sue Crook, Linda Johnson, Laura Orcutt and their families; and the "Bad Girls", Kallie and Kassie; former son-in-law, Craig Phelps; and former daughter-in-law, Heidi Hendrickson.
Dianne's great joy in life was her love for her children and grandchildren.