Ronald “Sonny” W. Hendricks, age 80, of Hancock, died Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at Aspirus Hospital in Wausau.

He was born Nov. 10, 1938 in Menomonie, the son of William and Frances Otto Hendricks. Ronald served in the U.S. Army from 1957 – 1960, stationed in Germany. On Aug. 19, 1961, he married Theresa J. Boettcher at St. Louis Catholic Church in Fond du Lac.

Ronald worked for Hutter Construction and was a 30 year member of Wisconsin Laborers Local 330. After retirement, he worked part time for Badger State Auto Auction. He enjoyed feeding the birds, 4-wheeling, snowmobiling, bowling, playing cards, demolition derbies, watching NASCAR and the Green Bay Packers, and loved the outdoors, especially hunting.

He is survived by his wife, Theresa; two children, Connie (John) Hendricks Schenk of North Fond du Lac and Hugh (Jackie) Hendricks of Fond du Lac; two grandchildren, Anthony (Christina) Behlke and Michael (Keeli) Behlke; three great grandchildren, Huxley, Gracelyn, and Adalyn; two step grandchildren, Mason Sampson and Braxton Schuppe-Burroughs; one brother, Jerry (Betty) Hendricks of Fond du Lac; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The visitation will be held Thursday, March 28 from 3-5 p.m. at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, Fond du Lac. The memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 28 at the funeral home. Cremation has taken place and burial will be in Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in King, where military honors will be conducted.

  Guestbook and tribute wall may be found by visiting

Uecker-Witt Funeral Home of Fond du Lac assisted the family with arrangements.