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Monday, September 20th, 2010
Complete Obituary
Helen Vagedes
  Helen M. Vagedes, 72, Coldwater, died at 12:39 a.m. Sept. 18, 2010, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus.
She was born Jan. 3, 1938, in St. Peter, to August and Mary Moeder Jutte. On Oct. 13, 1956, she married LaVern Vagedes, who survives in Coldwater.
Also surviving are four children, Melanie (Gary) Lunz, New Bremen, Nancy (Doug) Newcom, San Antonio, Texas, Mark (Kristina) Vagedes, Naples, Italy, and Jill (Bill) Baue, Sunderland, Mass.; 10 siblings, Paul Jutte, Philothea, Luke (Betty) Jutte, Versailles, Julius (Betty) Jutte, Fort Recovery, Mark (Thelma) Jutte, St. Peter, Joan (Joe) Schoenherr, Fort Recovery, Addy Hess, St. Henry, Aloys (Betty) Jutte, Osgood, August (Betty) Jutte, St. Henry, Zeno Jutte, St. Henry, and Leonard (Betty) Jutte, Rockford; two in-laws, Lorena Vagedes, Philothea, and Rose Ann (Dennis) Garman, South Carolina; and eight grandchildren.
Deceased three sisters and their husbands, Esther (Bill) Keller, Mary (Ed) Nieberding and Luella (Delbert) Barga; a brother, Carl Jutte; two sisters-in-law, Rita Jutte and Rita (Joe) Sutter; brothers-in-law Virgil Vagedes, Anthony Vagedes, Arthur Vagedes and Paul Vagedes.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church of Coldwater, St. Ann's Rosary Sodality of the church and Pastoral Council for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. She was the Director of Religious Education at the church, the first female communion distributor in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and started the Coldwater Pennies for the Poor for Missions in South America. She was a member of Kiwanis and the American Legion Auxiliary, both of Coldwater. She was also active in the Girls Scouts of America.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Richard Walling officating. Burial is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Coldwater.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Memorials can be made to the Helen Vagedes Smile Train Memorial Fund at http://bit.ly/hvsmiletrain.
Condolences can be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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