March 24, 2005

(9/14/1919 12/21/2004)

Helen M. Myers, 85, died December 21, 2004, at her home in Marion, IN.

Helen was born in Memphis, MO, the daughter of the late David Gutman and Hazel Gutman.

On May 21, 1936, she married I.A. Myers. He preceded her in death on November 6, 1992.

For 25 years, she was director of the Hostess House Nursery School, retiring in 1976. She was a member of Lyric Club, P.E.O., First Christian Church of Marion, IN, and a board member of the Marion Welfare Board. She shared a love of family and friends, was an accomplished duplicate bridge player and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt.

Survivors include a brother, Kenneth (Louise) Gutman of Waukegan, IL; a daughter, Sandra Myers Detamore of Champaign, IL; a son, Larry (Sara) Myers of Marion, IN; grandchildren, Craig and Chad Detamore, both of Champaign, IL, Eric (Carol) Detamore of Poway, CA, Aaron (Liz) Myers of Newark, NJ, and Elizabeth Myers of Indianapolis, IN; great-grandchildren, Aubrey Detamore of Champaign, IL, and Jake and Katie Detamore, both of Poway, CA.

Services were held December 27, 2004, in the Raven-Choate Funeral Home, Marion, IN, with the Rev. Rodger Moore officiating. Private burial was in the Grant Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials were made to the Hostess House, Marion, IN, and Community Foundation, Marion, IN.

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