We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Glende-Nilson Funeral Home & Cremation Services
Genie M. Hendrickx, age 56, resident of Elizabeth, MN, died on September 19, 2022 at Lake Region Healthcare in Fergus Falls.
Genie Maria Schmidt was born on October 21, 1965 in Fergus Falls, MN to Eugene Otto and Ingeborg “Inga” G. (Kiefer) Schmidt. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith and attended school in Fergus Falls and graduated with the Class of 1983. She enrolled in Nursing School at the Area Vocational Technical Institute (AVTI) in Detroit Lakes, MN. Following graduation, she was employed for a number of years at the Broen Home in Fergus Falls. She was known for her kind and compassionate care of the elderly and was loved by her coworkers.
Genie married Rick Hendrickx in Sisseton, South Dakota on July 31, 1992. They made their home in Elizabeth, MN.
In her earlier years, Genie enjoyed roller skating. Later she became a fan on professional wrestling, especially Friday Night smackdown. Her favorite wrestler was Brock Lesner. She and Rick also enjoyed Sunday afternoon rides in the country.
Despite fighting several serious illnesses during her life, she always maintained a cheerful and positive attitude.
Genie is survived by her loving husband, Rick Hendrickx and her cats: Goofus, Grandma and Blackie.
Genie was preceded in death by her parents, Eugene and “Inga” Schmidt.
A Memorial Gathering will be held from 2:00pm - 5:00 pm on Saturday, October 1, 2022 at Brenny Hall in Elizabeth, MN. The family will hold a Time of Sharing at 3:00pm.
Arrangements for Genie Hendrickx are with Glende Nilson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.
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