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May 29,1954 to September 22, 2020- Russ Allen Hendrickson, 66 of Gresham, Passed away on September 22nd, 2020 with his wife by his side.

SUBMITTED PHOTO - Russ Allen  HendricksonRuss Allen Hendrickson, 66, of Gresham, passed away on September 22nd, 2020 with his wife by his side. Russ is survived by his wife Susan Hendrickson; son Jeffrey Hendrickson; daughter Michelle Mageo (Sano);granddaughter Ulalei Mageo; brother Ron

Hendrickson; brother Rex Hendrickson; and sister Brenda

McGlocklin. He is preceded in death by his parents Russell and Ruth Hendrickson; and sister Gail Benton. Russ had many nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends whom he cared for deeply.

Russ was born in Washington D.C. on May 29th,

1954 and grew up in the Montavilla neighborhood

of Portland. Russ was a graduate of Madison High

School in 1972 and went on to serve his country in the

United States Air Force. Russ earned two degrees from

Mt. Hood Community College; one in Automotive

Technology and the other in Funeral Science. He

married his wife Susan Anders Hendrickson on August

13th, 1977. Russ was a devout and loving husband,

married to Susan for 43 years. The roles of husband,

father, and papa were his most cherished. He doted on

his wife, children, granddaughter with great affection.

Russ was known for his kind and gentle heart and was

widely respected among his colleagues and friends in

the funeral industry. His career was spent caring for

those in their hardest moments of life, and he did it

with great care and compassion. Russ loved to study

history, singing in the choir at church, and all things

mechanical and automotive. Russ' legacy is that of

great love, kindness, and gentleness. He was loved by

so many and made the world a better and more loving

place to be. Our gentle giant will be greatly missed.

Due to Covid-19, the family is having a private

service for Russ on October 16th, 2020. For friends

from the funeral industry inquiring about the service

plans, please call 503-244-7577.

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