Cheryl Lynn Hendricks, 63, of Kansas City, Mo. passed away Oct. 27, 2013 in Independence, Mo.
Cheryl was born Aug. 7, 1950 in Ft. Scott, Kan. to Louie Wayne and Mary Henrietta (Hudson) Hendricks. She graduated from Gardner High School in 1968.
Cheryl worked for Forbes US Super in Gardner during the late 60’s and 70’s. She worked as kitchen maintenance manager for Renaissance West (now known as Comprehensive Mental Health) since 1991.
Cheryl was a member of Gardner Baptist Church. She loved her animals and participated in animal rights causes. Cheryl donated and helped many charitable organizations. She was a very giving person and will be dearly missed by family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and special companion her dog, “Angel.” Cheryl is survived by her siblings: Gary Hendricks, of Gardner, Buddy Hendricks, of Overland Park, Alice Schendel, of Wellsville, Steve Hendricks, of Edgerton, Mary Herbert, of Gardner, David Hendricks, of Gardner, Marita Martinez, of Wellsville; many special nieces, great nieces, nephews and great nephews.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Oct. 31, 2013 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913)856-7111. Burial follows at Gardner Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Oct. 30 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be left at