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Michael Franklin Hendricks

May 8, 1958 — March 5, 2023

Michael Franklin Hendricks, 64 of Coal City, Indiana died Sunday, March 5, 2023 at Elkhart General Hospital. He was born in Indianapolis on May 8, 1958 to William and Shirley (Foster) Hendricks. Mike grew up in Tipton but spent several recent years caring for his mother in Coal City.

Mike was a hard worker doing construction work as a brick mason. He enjoyed the physical aspect of the career he chose and it allowed him to be outdoors working with his hands. In his free time Mike was an avid fisherman, spending a lot of time at the pond at his mothers. The San Francisco 49ers was his favorite football team. Sundays during football season meant being at the television to see how the game would turn out. Mike also was enthralled with the NASCAR race circuit, cheering on the drivers.

Survivors include his sister Sherri Dick (Stevie) and family, a daughter April Alivar (Joe) a granddaughter Kelsly Alivar and nephews Tyler Mendyke and Alex Dick. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother Ken Hendricks and a son Travis McNew.

Mike was loved by many family members and the wealth of friends he garnered during his life.

A memorial service will be conducted on Friday, March 10 at 7:00 p.m. at Young-Nichols Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Friday from 5:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 681405, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46268.

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