|9/5/2017 12:21:00 PM|
August 4, 1984 - August 13, 2017
Ben Hendrickson passed away at the age of 33, due to drowning in Suttle Lake. Ben was born on August 4, 1984 and left us on August 13, 2017.
Ben enjoyed life to the fullest extent. He was an avid outdoorsman. Ben loved to fish and be out on the water. He was also very musically inclined - anything from the drums, to piano, guitar, and even vocals; Ben loved it all and would create hours of entertainment for everyone.
He was a very loving and fun person to be around. Ben also loved being crafty. He loved making anything and everything.
Ben is survived by his family: Sherrie Hendrickson (mother); Steven Hendrickson (father); Chelsie Olszewski (sister); Chadd Hendrickson (brother); Dan Olszewski (brother-in-law); a niece; two nephews; and many loving aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Ben grew up in Aurora, Illinois, then moved to Sisters to be with his fiancée, Heather VanHouten, and her daughter, Ariana. He worked at Sisters Forest Products.
A Celebration of Life will take place at Creekside Park in Sisters on September 9 at 4 p.m. and in Illinois, information pending.
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