Carroll Henderson — Spring Valley

Funeral services for Carroll Henderson will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at Faith United Methodist Church, with Pastor Wane Souhrada officiating. Burial will take place in the Spring Valley Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today, May 18, at the Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley, and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Carroll Henderson, 93, of Spring Valley, passed away Friday, May 15, 2015, at the Spring Valley Care Center in Spring Valley.

Carroll Clayton Henderson was born July 3, 1921, in York Township in rural Fillmore County, to John and Mabel (Elfrink) Henderson. He attended rural Fillmore County schools through the eighth grade. On March 20, 1947, Carroll was united in marriage to Doris Brandt at her parents' home near Spring Valley. Carroll and Doris lived near Grand Meadow and then moved to the Greenleafton area. Carroll did custom farming and filled silos for other people. In 1957, Carroll and Doris bought a motel in Spring Valley and later farmed near Spring Valley. In November 2014, they moved to a townhome in Spring Valley.

Carroll was a member of the Faith United Methodist Church and was on the Board of Trustees at one time. He and his wife spent many winters at their home in Florida. He liked to travel, especially to Branson, Mo., to the music shows, take bus trips to casinos and visit with the people on the bus, play 500 cards, and help Judge Judy solve all the cases on TV.

Carroll is survived by his wife, Doris; two children, David Henderson of Spring Valley and Phyllis (Dan) Maloney of Rochester; daughter-in-law, Connie Henderson of Rochester; three grandchildren, Jennifer Henderson of Mankato, Scott (Nancy) Maloney of Rochester and Michelle Maloney of St. Paul; three great-grandchildren, Natalie Ann, Jacob Michael and Olivia Grace; and two sisters, Viola Berg of Spring Valley and Betty (Allen) Root of Rochester.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mabel, son, Rodney, and two brothers, Harlan and Vernal.

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