Dean E. Hendricks

    Dean E. Hendricks, 75, Berne, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at his home.
    Dean was born to the late Charles and Nolda (Agler) Hendricks on June 24, 1938, in Adams County.
    He married Myrna Habegger on October 3, 1959, in Berne; she survives.
    Dean was in the sales and marketing departments at CTS Corp for over 30 years. He was a member of the Berne City Planning Commission and served on the city council. In Little League he coached the Stan's Men's Wear Cardinals for four years and the Rich's Car Wash A's for two years.
    Dean was an avid sports fan, rooting for the Indiana Hoosiers, Indianapolis Colts, playing golf, and watching his grandchildren play sports and participate in musicals. He started Hendrick's Transport Service in 2004 and enjoyed taking his Amish friends to their many destinations.
    Among survivors are his son, Steven (Amy) Hendricks of Fishers, Ind.; two daughters, Tari (Jim) Okey of Bluffton and Lori (Chuck) McGowan of Bemus Point, N.Y.; 10 grandchildren, Spencer (Amanda) Okey, Taylor, Chandler, and Hunter Okey, Jessica, Lauren, Alyssa, and Brooke Hendricks, Kelsi Radzikinas, and Christian McGowan; and great-grandson, Chase McGowan.
    Dean was preceded in death by his sister, Jana Wynn, and granddaughter, Jessica Joan Hendricks.
    Visitation will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at Trinity United Methodist Church.
    Funeral services will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, also at the church. Officiating will be Pastor Mark Harris and Pastor Jerry A. Flueckiger.
    Burial will be in MRE Cemetery in Berne.
    Preferred memorials are to CDC Clock Tower and/or Swiss Heritage Village.
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