Henricks, Annabelle Mae

Annabelle Mae Henricks, 88, of rural Fayette, Ohio, died Saturday afternoon, April 25, 2009 at Swanton Health Care. 

Prior to her retirement, she worked alongside her husband, Clifford, on their dairy farm, Clif-Ann Holsteins, where she was the financial manager.

Annabelle was born in Wauseon, Ohio, on Nov. 10, 1920, the daughter of the late Walter and the late Georgia (Biddle) Perkins. On Nov. 15, 1941, she married Clifford S. Henricks, and he preceded her in death Aug. 14, 2003. She was a member of Zion United Methodist Church near Wauseon.

Annabelle enjoyed knitting, baby-sitting her grandchildren and flowers.

Surviving are four sons, Roger (and Helen) Henricks of Tecumseh, Mich., Richard (and Susan) Henricks of Fayette, Terry (and Pam) Henricks of Lyons, Ohio, Tim (and Brenda) Long of Adrian, Mich.; one daughter, Nancy (and Don) Krieger of Wauseon; 23 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death was one sister, Betty Blair, and two granddaughters, Stephanie and Pamela Henricks.

Funeral services are scheduled at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, at the Zion United Methodist Church near Wauseon, with the Rev. Rick Jones, officiating.  Interment will follow in the Wauseon Union Cemetery.

Visitation is planned from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to Zion United Methodist Church or Swanton Health Care.