Myrtle I. (Hendrickson) Huffer

Born: Tue., Apr. 1, 1924
Died: Mon., Nov. 30, 2020


12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Dec. 05, 2020
Location: Jericho Friends Church

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Dec. 05, 2020
Location: Jericho Friends Church

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Myrtle I. (Hendrickson) Huffer, 96, died on November 30, 2020 at Reid Hospital.  She was born on April 1, 1924, in Winchester, to Charles and Mary Frazier Hendrickson.  She was married to Glen Huffer for 65 years prior to his death 10 years ago.

Myrtle was a graduate of McKinley High School.  She was an active member of the Jericho Friends Church where she’s attended since a young girl. Myrtle was a 50-year and founding member of the Rural Couples Club, a 50-year member of Wayne Home Ec Club, and enjoyed Y’s Owls.  She was co-leaders for a Girl Scout troop and for the local girl’s 4-H Club.  Myrtle enjoyed antiquing with friends, sewing lap robes and block quilts, crocheting, gardening, jigsaw puzzles, and bird watching.

Myrtle is survived by two daughters, Joyce Phipps (Doug) and Janet Helfrich; a grandson, David Nessel; and two great grandchildren, Courtney and Matthew Nessel; brother, Stanley Hendrickson (Gretchen); and various nephews and nieces.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Glen; and two brothers, Chester and Leon Hendrickson.

A service to celebrate Myrtle’s life will be at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, December 5, 2020 at the Jericho Friends Church, with Pastor Martin Wells officiating.  Private family burial will follow at the Fountain Park Cemetery.

Friends and family may call from 12-2 p.m., on Saturday, at the church.  Memorials should be given to the Jericho Friends Church, 4010 E. 100 S., Winchester, IN 47394.

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at


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Cathy Horn
   Posted Wed December 02, 2020
I am so sorry to see this loss. I know she is really going to be missed. Prayers for Joce and the family.

Janet Warnock
   Posted Wed December 02, 2020
Joyce and Janet,
Your Mother was quite an enjoyable lady. Our parents, Ralph and Leah Hubbard, and your parents were good friends over the years and the love continued down thru us kids. We enjoyed each visit and will certainly miss her. She was a great connection to our childhood and we cherish the memories.
Sending love and sympathy.
Phyllis, Paul and Janet

Jan Starbuck
   Posted Wed December 02, 2020
Joyce and family,
So sorry to hear of your mother's passing.
Bill & Jan

Elaine (Browne) Burgauer
   Posted Thu December 03, 2020

I am so sorry to hear about your mother. It was a blessing that you were able to have her as long as you did, though.

Sara Shierling and Bill Richmond
   Posted Thu December 03, 2020
Stand and Gretchen
I'm so sorry to hear about Myrtle. She was a delight when I delivered Pandemic meals to her this summer. Our thoughts are with you.
Sara and Bill

Sara Shierling and Bill Richmond
   Posted Thu December 03, 2020
I will miss your lovely mother. Thinking of you,

Linda Wolfard
   Posted Thu December 03, 2020
Our family will miss our Aunt Myrtle so much.. what a sweetheart she was and so sharp for her age.. We so enjoyed being with her and the family our prayers are with the family as they go thru this very hard time.. Thinking of David with his loss and now with his Grandmother.. Love you guys.. take care
The Arnold sisters....

Susan Alexander
   Posted Fri December 04, 2020
Janet and family of Ms. Huffer,
Know that we are thinking about you with prayers of comfort and peace. I do regret that we will be unable to pay our respects on Saturday. Treasure those wonderful memories of your years spent with her.
Susan and Terry Alexander

Betsy New
   Posted Sun December 06, 2020
I am so very very sorry to hear this, I absolutely loved this lady! We had a lot of laughs while I took care of Leon, and a lot of lunches together! Man will she be missed!! Until we see each other again, enjoy Heaven doll!!

Christina (Pflasterer) Andrew
   Posted Tue December 15, 2020
What a wonderful lady who taught me the ropes of 4-H! She was kind and so gifted in all things home ec. To this day, I love to cook and sew. Thank you for the gifts she passed along to me. She will be missed.

Janet (Hendrickson) Ambrose
   Posted Sun January 03, 2021
So sorry about Myrtle. Great lady, we enjoyed visits with her when visiting Winchester.