Elizabeth Rose “Betty” Hendricks, age 86, of Watertown, passed away Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, at her home.
She was born Nov. 19, 1928, in Cologne, the daughter of Fred and Sophie (Meuleners) Worm. Elizabeth was baptized and confirmed at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Cologne.
A faithful member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown for over 40 years, Betty served on many kinds of church activities including choir and Bible study.
She was a volunteer at Elim Home in Watertown, and belonged to a card club.
Betty loved her family, and cherished the time spent with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Anderson; husband Orville Hendricks; parents Fred and Sophie Worm; sons Larry and Lester Anderson; and brother Fred Worm.
Betty is survived by her loving family: children Carol (Wayne) O’Hern of Minneapolis, Greg (Lucy) Anderson of Watertown, Jim Anderson of Rosemount, Lisa (Gary) McDonald of Longville, Bill (Julie) Anderson of Maple Plain, Keith Anderson of Rockford, Jayne Anderson (DeWitt Meier) of Watertown, Eric (Julie) Anderson of Montrose, and Tony (Kathy) Anderson of Maple Plain; daughters-in-law Pat Anderson of Shakopee, and Pat Anderson of Bloomington; 32 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandchild.
She is further survived by brothers and sisters, Don (Ann) Worm, Delora VanEyll, both of Waconia, Loren (Eleanor) Worm of California, Marilyn Zehnder, Jim Worm, both of Waconia, Cathy (Doug) Dircks of Chaska, and Bill (Sally) Worm of Waconia; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial took place Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown with Father Joseph Fink as celebrant of the Mass. There was visitation from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass at the church. Interment was at St. Bernard’s Catholic Cemetery in Cologne.
Betty’s sons served as casket bearers.
Serving as honorary casket bearers were Debbie Chock, Joe Anderson, Andrea O’Hern, Adam Anderson, Kristina McDonald, Rachel Bollis, Travis Anderson, Maxine Olson, Matt Sorensen, and Aaron Anderson.
The Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia handled the arrangements.