Lora Nell Hendrickson, 90, of Fort Dodge, IA, died Friday, June 24, 2022, at Fort Dodge Health & Rehab. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 2, 2022, at the Historic Bruce Funeral Home with Pastor Jena Finch-Manchester of Trinity United Methodist Church officiating. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Friday, July 1, 2022, at Historic Bruce Funeral Home and continue one hour prior to the service. Interment will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery. Services will be live streamed via the Historic Bruce Funeral Home Facebook Page. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Lora was born April 13, 1932, in Lohrville, IA, the daughter of Ellis and Sarah (Grant) Boyd. She graduated from Rockwell City High School in 1951. On June 14, 1958, Lora was united in marriage to Loran E. Hendrickson at the First United Methodist Church in Fort Dodge. Lora was a homemaker who worked at Friendship Haven for a few years. She enjoyed playing the organ at home, playing dominos, birdwatching and squirrels. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she belonged to the United Methodist Women’s Group. She was also a member of Plane Crazies and EAA.
Lora is survived by 3 children: Terry Hendrickson of Hemet, CA, Lori Schwering and husband Ron of Largo, FL, and Troy Hendrickson and wife Stacy of Fort Dodge; 3 grandchildren: John Balmer Jr., Nicole Balmer and James Short; and 7 great grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband: Loran E. Hendrickson in 1998; and 5 siblings: Gaylord Boyd, Byron Boyd, Edwin Boyd, Rose Nelson and Doris Boyd.