David Kent Hendrickson, of Kerrville, passed away on July 12, 2021 at the age of 83. He was born on November 5, 1937 in Carrington, ND. He earned his BS in Music Education from North Dakota State University in 1960 and MA in Music Education from Colorado State College (now University of Northern Colorado) in 1968. David taught music (band and chorus) and math for 43 years in Sykeston, Cathay, and Towner, ND and San Antonio, TX.
David was an active member of Zion Lutheran and St Paul’s United Methodist Church and enjoyed singing in the choir and playing the cornet and trombone for special occasions. His hobbies included golf, travel, music, and Hill Country Chorale.
He is preceded in death by his parents, John Leslie Hendrickson and Helen Myrtle Cole and baby sister, Jean Carol. He is survived by wife, Donna Yant Hendrickson; sister, Joan Froemke (Jim) of Kerrville; sons, John Hendrickson (Sandi) of Minneapolis, MN and Scott Hendrickson (Charli) of Chandler, AZ; and stepdaughters Cheryl Nielsen (Peter) of San Antonio, TX and Holli Brunsman (Greg) of Fair Oaks Ranch, TX. Grandchildren include Joseph Hendrickson, Kristin Soult, Karl Nielsen, Erik Nielsen, Ryan Ticknor and Rachel Bay, two nephews and a niece.
A memorial service will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, August 26, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hill Country Chorale of Kerrville, Peterson Hospice or St. Paul’s United Methodist.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of the professionals at Kerrville Funeral Home (830) 895-5111.
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