Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
Complete Obituary
Helen Fleming
  Helen Louise Fleming, 81, Rockford, died Dec. 21, 2011 at her home.
She was born May 13, 1930, in Columbus Grove, to William Henry and Clara Barbara Merschman Landwehr. On Oct. 16, 1948, she married Harold Garwood, who died May 16, 1974. On Dec. 5, 1987, she married Norman L. Fleming, who survives near Rockford.
Also surviving are children, James (Peggy) Garwood, Ashland City, Tenn., Judy Garwood, Holgate, and Joan (Lindain) Brehm, Celina; a stepdaughter, Laura (Musa) Akel, Jacksonville, Fla.; siblings, Norbert Landwehr, Mendon, and Alice Youngpeter, Delphos; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a sister, Leona Fisher.
A graduate of Delphos St. John High School, she was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church, Rockford, and Celina American Legion Auxiliary. She retired from General Electric.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Ken Alt officiating. Burial will follow in Willshire Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 Monday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford.
Memorials may be directed to State of the Heart Hospice, Coldwater, or to the Cancer Association of Mercer County, Celina.
Condolences may be left at ketchamripley.com.
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