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Opha Carol Hendrich

September 3, 1948 November 20, 2022
Opha Carol Hendrich
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Obituary for Opha Carol Hendrich

NEW SALISBURY, IN:


Opha Carol Hendrich, age 74, passed away Sunday, November 20, 2022 at her home. Carol was born September 3, 1948 to Thomas J. Borden and Celia Irene Hoskins Rowland Borden. Carol married Charles R. Hendrich, June 11, 1965 and was married 49 years 315 days. To that union two daughters were born, Pamela Dawn Hendrich Giecek (Jason) and Christina Jo Hendrich.


Those preceding her in death were parents, husband, both daughters, sisters, Bertha M. Rowland Raible (John), Joyce A. Price and Wanda Borden and brother, Curtis W. Borden.


Survivors include sister-in-law, Lenna Borden, son-in-law, Jason Giecek , 3 nieces, 2 nephews and 6 great nieces and nephews.


Carol gave her life to Christ at the age of 12 and belonged to Mill Creek Baptist Church before moving her membership to Central Barren UM Church and then to Pfrimmers Chapel UM Church. She loved her Lord and Savior and enjoyed working in service to her Lord until her death.


Carol entered the work force in 1967 at the Census Bureau in Jeffersonville until she retired in 2004 after 34 years of service. During her time at the Census Bureau she worked as cartographer and made maps that perform the census. She was published for her work in such maps. Starting with pen and ink maps until computer generated maps.


Carol had a motto, she tried to uphold every day and that was to enjoy each day of her life and serve the Lord so that no one could look back on her life and say “poor Carol, she didn’t get to do anything”


Carol loved her family and enjoyed family gatherings. Carol loved traveling and had visited all but 6 of the contiguous states. Her favorite place was Emerald Isle, North Carolina on the beach.


Carol also enjoyed crafts, crocheting, making pot holders, counted cross stitch, embroidery and so forth.


In her later years she found much enjoyment of giving to others.

Funeral 11 AM Saturday, November 26, 2022 at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Hwy 64 NW, Ramsey, IN with burial in Central Barren Cemetery.


Visitation 4 – 8 PM Friday and after 9 AM Saturday at the funeral home.



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Visitation

Friday

25

Nov

4:00 PM 11/25/2022 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/25/2022 8:00:00 PM
Swarens Funeral Home

1405 Highway 64 NW
Ramsey, IN 47166

Swarens Funeral Home
1405 Highway 64 NW Ramsey 47166 IN
United States

Visitation

Saturday

26

Nov

9:00 AM 11/26/2022 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/26/2022 11:00:00 AM
Swarens Funeral Home

1405 Highway 64 NW
Ramsey, IN 47166

Swarens Funeral Home
1405 Highway 64 NW Ramsey 47166 IN
United States

Service

Saturday

26

Nov

11:00 AM 11/26/2022 11:00:00 AM
Swarens Funeral Home

1405 Highway 64 NW
Ramsey, IN 47166

Swarens Funeral Home
1405 Highway 64 NW Ramsey 47166 IN
United States
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