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Jack H. Hendrix

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Feb. 24, 1922 - Nov. 25, 2006

DENVER, Colo. --Jack H. Hendrix, 84, formerly of McCook and Trenton, died Saturday (Nov. 25, 2006) in Denver, Colo.

He was born in Traer on Feb.24, 1922. He graduated from Decatur County High School and attended the University of Nebraska where he earned his teaching degree and later his law degree.

He served as a first lieutenant in the army artillery during the Second World War, was stationed primarily in the Philippines and was twice awarded the Bronze Star.

He served as County Attorney for Hitchcock County from 1948 until 1967 when he was appointed District Judge, and served in that capacity until he retired in 1991.

He was active in the Rotary Club and was President of both the McCook and Trenton clubs. He was the past President of the Nebraska District Judges Association, and past Grandmaster of the Masons of Nebraska.

He is survived by his wife more than 60 years, Betty of Greenwood Village, Colo.; children, Susan Hendrix and husband, Glenn Blauvelt of Boulder, Colo., and Lynn Hendrix and wife. Teri of Centennial, Colo.; five grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at St. Alban's Church in McCook at a future date to be announced.