: No services
SURVIVORS: Her nieces, Cindy (Bob) Fairman and Trish (Dave) Delagardelle; 4 grand-nieces; 3 grand-nephews and godchildren, David and James Greene.
LUCILLE EVELYN ERDES (HENDRICKSON)
November 29, 1921 ~ August 2, 2011
Lucille Erdes, age 89 of Nevis, MN passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at the Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids, MN where she has resided since June 30, 2011.
Lu was born November 29, 1921 in St. Paul, MN to Melvin and Evelyn (Doegnes) Hendrickson. She graduated from Washington High School in St. Paul in 1940. Her employment history included jobs at 3M, Butwin Sportswear and Northwest Airlines, where she spent 30 years, retiring in 1983. Lu was married to the love of her life, Robert John Erdes on September 16, 1944. They met while bowling 6 months before they married. They shared 54 years together before he passed away June 27, 1998. They purchased the family lake cabin on Belle Taine in 1953 and spent many years boating, fishing and hunting. They moved to the cabin from St. Paul in 1983 when Lu retired. Bob and Lu were fortunate to travel many places including Spain, France, Alaska and the Scandinavian countries while Lu worked for the airlines.
Lu is survived by her nieces, Cindy (Bob) Fairman and Trish (Dave) Delagardelle; 4 grand-nieces; 3 grand-nephews; godchildren, David and James Greene and many friends who she cherished.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Bob; her dear brother, Bud and nephew, Scott Hendrickson.
According to Lu’s wishes, she will be cremated and buried with her husband and there will be no services. Donations in Lu’s memory may be sent to the Headwaters Animal Shelter in Park Rapids, MN.
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