Saturday, August 7th, 2010
Helen A. Russell, 85, Celina, died at 10:48 p.m. Aug. 5, 2010, at her home.
She was born March 13, 1925, in Celina, to Dallas and Anna Suhr Coats. On May 12, 1946, she married William A. Russell, who died Dec. 6, 2003.
Surviving are four daughters, Rebecca Cannon (Wilford) Burton, Breckenridge, Colo., Viki Shaffer, Celina, Peggy Jo (Dale) Borts, Dayton, and Jane Davis, Celina; four sisters, Audra Ellen (Fuhrman) Miller, Decatur, Ind., Lucille (Roger) Smith, Coldwater, Jane Frysinger, Celina, and June (Ted) Yewey, Wapakoneta; 20 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son-in-law, James Cannon.
She formerly worked at Goldstein's in Celina and was a volunteer for Celina City Schools. She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church and active with its Christmas programs. She was a 1943 graduate of Celina High School.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Revs. Kim Miller and Ted Yewey officiating. Burial is at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.
Condolences can be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.