Friday, December 15th, 2006
Helen Jane Barrenbrugge, 82, of Portland, Ind., died Dec. 8, 2006, at her other residence in Pasadena, Calif.
She was born June 27, 1924, in Triadelphia, W.Va., to George and Anna Molnar. In 1961, she married Charles Barrenbrugge, who died in 1994.
Survivors are a brother, John Molnar, Cincinnati; and two sisters, Irene Elshoff, LaCanada, Calif., and Margaret Magnan, Watertown, Wisc.
She attended business college and had previously worked in the Cincinnati area. She and her husband donated scholarships to students in Mercer and Jay counties.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Portland. Burial will follow in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Fort Recovery. A rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Contributions can be made to St. Francis High School, LaCanada.
Arrangements are by Baird-Freeman Funeral Home, Portland.