Linda Lindblade ’65 Hendricks
Linda Hendricks, age 76, a resident of Carol Stream, IL, passed away on March 31, 2020 at Central DuPage Hospital due to complications from a major surgery. She was born on July 17, 1943 in Davenport, IA to Lester Lindblade and Merle Meyers. Linda grew up in Moline, IL and attended Augustana College and Hope College. She began her career as a social worker. She then worked for TEAM (The Evangelical Alliance Mission) for 40 years in various roles in the purchasing and finance departments. Faith was really important to her and she was very active at Wheaton Bible Church. Linda loved to serve others. If her family, friends, or church needed assistance she was the first to give a helping hand and an encouraging word. She enjoyed traveling with family or to see family. She also enjoyed gardening, reading, and just puttering around. She was a wonderful grandmother who loved to support her granddaughters in all their school, sports and other extracurricular activities. She was their special Gigi and biggest fan. She is survived by her son, James (Erica) Hendricks of Madison, WI; her grandchildren Lauren and Sydney Hendricks; her brother and sisters, David Lindblade, Zondra Swanson, and Mary Ann McKenzie. She was preceded in death by her son Bobby Jo.