Obituaries

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April 2017

Thomas Hendrickson '65
John Tierney '61

Thomas Hendrickson - Class '65
Thomas Hendrickson, 69, of Denver, Colorado, passed away, Thursday, March 30, 2017 at his home. Tom was born April 10, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois to Kermit and Marjorie (Thomas) Hendrickson where he grew up with his older sister, Kaye. He graduated Memphis State University and worked in the food sales industry. On April 4, 1969 he married Linda Ann Reed. They raised three children, Jeff, Deanna, and Shannon. Tom enjoyed games and sports, especially basketball which he played into college and continued playing with his children on the court behind their childhood home in Dallas. In his later years, he enjoyed taking walks, telling stories, and spending time with his loving companion Mary Dover where they lived in Denver. Tom is survived by his devoted partner of 7 years, Mary Dover and her caring sons, daughters Shannon Linebaugh and Deanna Hracha, son Jeff Hendrickson, sister Kaye Luszowiak, grandchildren Ryan Wofford, Tristan Hracha, Jordan Hracha, James Hendrickson, and Ruby Hendrickson, and his three nieces and extended family. Tom was a gentle father, partner, grandfather and friend to all. A private gathering was held with close family and friends.

John Tierney - Class '61

John C. "Jack" Tierney Jr., 73, passed away April 23, 2017. Jack was the loving father of Julie Tierney, Jeffrey Tierney, Jennifer (Tommy Casey) Tierney and Jamie (Joseph) Lala; caring grandfather of Olivia, Jackson, Maddox and Cody. Visitation will be Friday, April 28, 2017 from 11:00 AM until time of prayers 12:15 PM at Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Highway, Arlington Heights and proceed to St. James Catholic Church, 831 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights for funeral mass at 1:00 PM. Interment is private. Funeral information, 847-253-5423 or  lauterburgoehler.com.

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Apr. 26, 2017