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Ilene (Ellingwood) Hedrick

August 14, 1935 ~ December 5, 2021 (age 86)


Eleanor "Ilene" (Ellingwood) Hedrick, age 86 of Mulberry passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, December 5, 2021 at IU Arnett Hospital. She was born in Alamo on August 14, 1935 to the late Lloyd and Minnie (Phillips) Ellingwood.

She graduated from Alamo High School. She worked in the office at Midstates Wire and Steel prior to becoming a homemaker and helping on the family farm. She also worked in the Cafeteria at New Market and South Montgomery Schools while raising her family. She enjoyed painting, cooking and baking. She was a member of the Clinton County Home Extension Club, Eastern Star and New Market Baptist Church. She never missed an event her grandchildren were involved in. If you looked up the word Grandma in the dictionary, it would say Ilene Hedrick. She was a very devoted mother and grandmother. She was the most selfless person.

She is survived by three children, Jim (Trudie) Hedrick, Raymond Hedrick, and Brenda (Brad Jordan) Goeken; 11 grandchildren, Mathew, Karissa, Nathan, Heather, Logan, Danielle, Alisha, Mitchell, Marcus, Raymond, and Zachary; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Ilene was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be at Sanders Priebe Funeral Care 315 S. Washington Street in Crawfordsville on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. The funeral service will be on Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 10:00 am with Pastor Tim Hester officiating. The service will be livestreamed and recorded which can be viewed on Ilene's obituary page at Burial will follow at Waynetown Masonic Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be given to the Juvenile Diabetes Association. Sanders Priebe Funeral Care is entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at

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December 8, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sanders Priebe Funeral Care (Washington Street, Crawfordsville)

Funeral Service
December 9, 2021

10:00 AM
Sanders Priebe Funeral Care (Washington Street, Crawfordsville)

Video is available for this event

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