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MaryAnn Evangeline Henrickson, 82

MaryAnn Evangeline Henrickson, 82, of Stephen, Minnesota passed away
on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at the Good Samaritan Center in Park
River, North Dakota.  MaryAnn Berg was born on November 12, 1929 to
Albert and Mary (Benson) Berg, at the family home in rural Stephen,
Minnesota.  She was the youngest of 12 children.  MaryAnn grew up on
the farm, attended country school and graduated from Karlstad High
School in 1948.  She graduated from Cosmetology School in
Minneapolis, Minnesota in September of 1950.  She married Jerley
Henrickson at Salem Lutheran Church on October 28, 1951.  Jerley and
MaryAnn lived at West Point when Jerley was stationed there in the
service.  They also lived in Elgin, Illinois for a short time.
Jerley and MaryAnn shared their life farming near Stephen, traveling
and making crafts.  MaryAnn was active in her church, Salem Lutheran.
She sewed clothes for her children and made many, many quilts.  She
enjoyed cooking and baking.  MaryAnn was a loving wife, mother and
grandmother.  
    She is survived by her children, Cathy (Dave) Johnson, Park River,
ND, Wendy (John) Oistad, Hoople, ND, Todd (Shirley) Henrickson,
Stephen and Terry (Shannon) Henrickson, Argyle, MN; 12 grandchildren,
DeeJay (Shannon), Mari (Jamie), Kristin, Jana, Sally (Dan), Riley,
Reece, Robyn, Rebekah, Rhett, Taryn (Chad) and Bryce; and six great
grandchildren, Jaylie, Tucker, Jayce, Mason, Maddox and Lilly.  She
was preceded in death by her husband and her 11 siblings.  
     Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at
2:00 p.m. in the First Lutheran Church at Stephen.  Interment will be
in the Stephen City Cemetery.  bVisitation will be held at the church
on Monday evening from 6 to 8 :00 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:00
p.m. There will also be a one hour visitation prior to the service on
Tuesday.  The Austin Funeral Home of Stephen is in charge of arrangements

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