Muriel Hendricks (Nee: Gunderson), 84, died Saturday, August 25 at her residence. Born in Racine on June 16, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Tony and Laura (Nee: Alford) Gunderson.

Muriel attended William Horlick High School. She was formerly a longtime member of St. Rita’s Catholic Church. She worked for JB Concrete Construction in the office for 23 years and last worked at the City of Racine clerk’s office. In her younger years, Muriel loved music and roller-skating. She enjoyed performing with the Cardiac Capers and the Penguin Players and was a very involved with the Harbor Light Yacht Club. Above all, she treasured the time she spent with her family the most. She would say the “Love of my life is my family.” She will be dearly missed.

Surviving are her son, Patrick (Kathryn) Tuttle of Bel Air, MD; stepchildren, Mark Hendricks, David Hendricks; grandchildren, Michelle Tuttle, Drew Tuttle, Ryan, Danny, Andrew, Kim, Todd, and Stacey; great-grandson, Jake Tuttle; many other great-grandchildren; many loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Frank Tuttle, and Gerald Henricks; siblings, Morlan (Bernadette) Gunderson, Wilbur (Deloris) Gunderson, Pearl (Dewey) Burton, Norma (Joseph) Thuriot, Elaine Andersen; stepchildren, Sharon Hendricks and Rita Staudenrauss; grandson, Merritt.

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