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Elizabeth Hendrickson, 70, of Crystal, Nd passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018, near Crystal. Memorial service will be held Saturday. March 31, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Grafton Assembly of God Church, Grafton, North Dakota.
Elizabeth was born October 4, 1947 in White Shield, ND to Archie and Athelia (White Bear) Hopkins. She grew up and attended school at Mandaree. Elizbeth married Neil Wherley, and the family moved to Williston where she was the head cook at the ElkÃ¢â¬â¢s Lodge and Bethel Home. After NeilÃ¢â¬â¢s passing, they moved to Fargo, where Elizabeth met Jerry Hendrickson. After marriage, they moved to Bismarck, and both worked as bakers. Elizabeth and Jerry moved to Cavalier where they ran BurkeÃ¢â¬â¢s Bakery until retirement.
Some of the things Elizabeth enjoyed were pow-wows, bingo, Walker Texas Ranger, country music, dancing, and going camping every summer with her brother and sister.
She is survived by her children: Donna (Cecil) Closser; Cheryl Wherley (Stuart Geiger); Rose Wherley; Karen Hieb; Neil Wherley (Lacey Chalich); 15 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; siblings: Dolly Mae Hopkins, Drew Hopkins, Cornelius Hopkins, Izetta Hopkins; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, siblings: Caroline Hopkins and Dion Hopkins.
I am sorry to hear today of Liz's passing. I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Leah Hendrickson Mar 31 2018 12:00 AM
Peace & Love to the Wherley family. Cheryl, Rose and Karen, you are in my thoughts this week Love, Mark Emery
Mark Emery Mar 27 2018 12:00 AM
sorry about Liz's passing. I will always remember her frosted sugar cookies, we use to beg her to make them at Bjornsons when we worked together. She had such a gentle spirit!
Sherry McDonald Mar 23 2018 12:00 AM
Sorry to hear of Liz's passing. She was such a nice person. I enjoyed getting to know her as she lived in Crystal and as Cheryl's mom. She will be missed!!
Amanda Nupdal Mar 21 2018 12:00 AM
Cheryl -Stuart & Family, thinking of you during this difficult time. Remember all the smiles & good times that you spent with your Mom. Your strength will get you through this. Sending hugs!
Judy Johnson Mar 20 2018 12:00 AM
I love you grandma you will be greatly miss... Thoughts and prayers to the whole family...
Angela Escamilla Mar 19 2018 12:00 AM
My Mom, Lillian Trottier, worked with Liz and Jerry at the bakery in Cavalier. Mom always enjoyed working with both of them. Sorry to hear of Liz's passing. She was a good friend to my mom. Prayers and sympathies.
Karen Lindenberger Mar 19 2018 12:00 AM