Obituary of Mark Allen Hendrickson
Mark Allen Hendrickson, the son of Allen Silas and Carol Marie (Follmuth) Hendrickson, was born September 12, 1955, in Mason City, Iowa. Mark graduated from Mason City High School and went on to graduate from Iowa State University.
On August 23, 1975, Mark was united in marriage with Cindy Jo Cordle in Manly, Iowa. Mark worked as a horticulturist and Florist. He owned and operated Hendrickson Greenhouse and Floral in Newton from 1981 until 2011, alongside his wife, Cindy, until her passing in 2009. Mark was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Newton, Iowa, the Knights of Columbus and the Elks Lodge. Mark enjoyed gardening, nature, camping and fishing and loved spending time with his family.
Mark died on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at his home in Nora Springs, Iowa. He was 66 years old. Mark was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Cindy, on December 22, 2009; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Joan and Wayne Cordle; his brothers-in-law, Dan Cordle and Terry Reaman; and a nephew, Pierce Cordle.
Those left to honor Mark’s memory include his sons, Bryan (Kerri) Hendrickson and Jacob (Ashley) Hendrickson; his daughter, Jenny (Todd) Slycord; his nine grandchildren, Savannah, Brody, Bryson, Landon, Liam, Erik, Johanna, Cydni and Silas; his sisters, Joanne Reaman and Karen (David) Runge; his brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Joe (Carolyn) Cordle, Dave (Brenda) Cordle, Shelly (Mark) Tuttle, Pat Cordle, Rod (Clara) Cordle, Jeff (Kristi) Cordle.
A funeral mass will be held at 10:30 am, Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Newton, Iowa. The family will greet friends prior to the service from 9:30 until service time, at the church. Memorials may be designated in Mark’s name. Please make checks payable to Jenny Slycord and may be left at the church or at Pence Reese Funeral HomeTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mark Hendrickson, please visit Tribute Store