Friday, June 17th, 2011
Helen E. Ryan, 84, of St. Marys, died at 2:15 p.m. June 15, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home, following a lengthy illness.
She was born May 9, 1927, in Herrin, Ill., to the Rev. O. V. and Faye Rhoads Mewbourn. In 1983, she married L. Rex Baker, who is deceased. She later married Charles Ryan, who died in 2001.
Surviving is a son, Michael (Dottie) Baker, St. Marys; two grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
Deceased are two brothers, J. Dean Mewbourn and Virgil Mewbourn; and a daughter, Charlotte Fay Baker.
A graduate of Newcomerstown High School and Olivet Nazarene University, she had worked at Pax Insurance and Vogel Insurance and the Northwest Ohio Nazarene District Center, all of St. Marys. She was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, St. Marys, where she taught Sunday school for many years.
Private family services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Contributions may be directed to the Auglaize County Cancer Association.
Condolences may be left at millerfuneralhomes.net.
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