Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
Helen C. Wimmers, 95, Centerville, died Feb. 12, 2011, at St. Leonard's Health and Rehabilitation Center in Centerville.
She was born Dec. 13, 1915, in St. Henry to Ben and Rose Boeckman Wimmers.
Surviving is a sister, Vera (Don) Winkeljohn, Celina; two sisters-in-law, Dolores Wimmers, St. Henry, and Edna Wimmers, Dayton; and a brother-in-law, John Cron, Celina.
Deceased are four brothers, Mark, Alfred, Victor and Leo Wimmers; and three sisters, Bernadette Wimmers, Rose Cron and Mary Budde.
She worked for the federal government for many years before she graduated from the University of Dayton in 1959. She entered the Marianist Order of Sisters in San Antonio, Texas, where she taught as a Marianist nun and later as a public school teacher. She was an assistant director at Marycrest Hall at the University of Dayton.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Leonard's chapel. Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at St. Henry Catholic Cemetery in St. Henry.
Calling is 9:45-10:30 a.m. Thursday at the chapel.
Memorials may be made to the St. Leonard Benevolent Fund in Helen's memory.
Arrangements are being handled by Hogenkamp Funeral Home in St. Henry.