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Laura Evelyn (Nickel) Helms

Obituary for Laura Evelyn (Nickel) Helms

July 7, 1920 - September 23, 2018
Pendleton, Indiana | Age 98


Laura Evelyn (Nickel) Helms, 98, of Pendleton passed away September 23, 2018 at the Rawlins House in Pendleton.
She was born on July 7, 1920 in Mays Station, Rush County, Indiana and was a Pendleton resident for most of her life.
She retired from the Indiana State Reformatory in Pendleton in 1985 following 32 years of service.
She was a member of the Pendleton Christian Chuch and graduated in 1938 from the Soldiers and Sailors Childrens Home in Knightstown where she was raised.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Donald C. and Esther (Rainy) Nickel; her hushand, Robert F. "Bob" Helms, whom she married on September 1, 1951 in Anderson; three brothers; and two sisters.
Survivors include her daughter, Evelyn Kuhns of Anderson; step daughter, Bonnie K. O'Neill of Anderson; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren;and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Lahm Chapel, 211 E. State St., Pendleton, Indiana 46064 with Pastor Michael Canada officiating. Burial will follow in Grove Lawn, Pendleton.
A visitation will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Lahm Chapel, Pendleton.
In lieu of flowers please consider the Pendleton Christian Church in Laura Helms' name.

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