Hopkins - Rector Funeral Home

4 Percy L. Julian Drive, Greencastle, IN


Lou Ella Hendrich

January 18, 1929November 2, 2019

Lou Ella Hendrich, 90, born January 18, 1929, passed away at Mill Pond Health Care on November 30, 2019 with her family by her side. She was a lifelong resident of Fillmore, graduated from Fillmore High School in 1947, was active in the Order of the Eastern Star and a member of Fillmore Methodist Church. Her four sons were her greatest joy in life which brought her four handpicked daughters, six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Lou Ella was preceded in death by husbands, Russell Oran Zenor and Charles Donavon Hendrich; son, Charles Merrill Hendrich; and parents, Wendell and Louise Smith.

She is survived by three sons, Stanley David Zenor and wife, Margie, of Bonita Springs, Florida; Robert Clarke Hendrich and wife, Sherri, of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and, Jonathan Lee Hendrich and wife, Sandy, of Brazil, Indiana. Grandchildren include: Sara Zenor Kim and husband, Thaddeus, of Virginia; Caleb Hendrich of Colorado; Connor Hendrich of Wisconsin; Silas Hendrich of North Carolina; Jacob Hendrich and Evan Hendrich of Indiana; four great grandchildren: Josephine Kim, Ty Kim, Jay Kim and William Kim of Virginia.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Lou Ella to the Fillmore United Methodist Church 221 South Main St. Fillmore, IN. 46128.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family c/o www.Hopkins-Rector.com


  • Fillmore United Methodist Church


  • Visitation Thursday, December 5, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Thursday, December 5, 2019


Lou Ella Hendrich

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Shirley Richards

December 5, 2019

I am sorry I was unable to come to the service, I am in Florida for the winter and just found out about your Mother. I have a lot of fond memories of her. I got to visit her in the nursing home a few times and we had a nice visit.

May you be blessed by your memories also.

Shirley Harris Richards