Helen Holderman, age 87, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 3:46 p.m. in Lake City Place, Warsaw. Helen spent most of her adult life in Koscisuko County and was a longtime resident of Chapman Lake.
Helen was born to Ralph Thomas and Fladia (Eaton) Thomas on May 19, 1930 in Billings, Montana. Her family eventually moved to the area and Helen would graduate from Mentone High School.
On April 9, 1950, Helen was united in marriage to Max Eugene Holderman in Warsaw. They would share 61 happy years together prior to his passing on December 30, 2011.
Helen enjoyed crafting and crocheting, especially making afghans. She also loved growing flowers and enjoyed attending Church services at Lake City Place, where she lived She adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be especially remembered for her cooking and for her kind and friendly disposition.
Those who survive include daughter: Pat (Les) Kleinrichert of Howard, Ohio; two grandchildren: Gail (Jason) Smiley of Orient, OH, Kevin (Christine) Kleinrichert of Grand Rapids, OH; two great- grandchildren: Alyssa and Joshua Kleinrichert, both of Grand Rapids, OH; brother, Loyd (Carol Lee) Thomas of Lake Mary, Florida; sister-in-law, Dorothy Marvel of Mesa, Arizona; brother-in-law, Howard Hawkins of Clinton, TN, and brother-in-law, Stanley (Aleta) Holderman of Warsaw.
In addition to her husband, Max, those preceding her in passing are two brothers: Floyd Thomas, and Everett (Arlene) Thomas, and sisters-in-law, Imogene Hawkins, Maxine (Roy) Haney and Betty Clingenpeel.
Friends may join the family for a time of visitation at Titus Funeral Home, 2000 E. Sheridan Street, Warsaw on Monday, February 26th from 10 am to 12 noon. A funeral service officiated by Pastor Bob Jarboe will begin at 12:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Warsaw’s Oakwood Cemetery.
Those wishing to express their sympathy may give to Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice, P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, IN 46581-1196.
The staff of Titus Funeral Home considers it a privilege to care for the family and friends of Helen Holderman.
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