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Obituaries

November 19, 2013

Helen L. (Meyer) Booher

WEST LEBANON, Ind. — Helen L. (Meyer) Booher, 65, of West Lebanon died peacefully at 3:30 a.m. EST Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013, at her residence.

Helen was born May 21, 1948, in Danville, Ill., to James A. and Clara (Meeks) Meyer.

She graduated from Danville High School. She previously lived in Edgar County, Illinois, and Warren County, Indiana, since 1976.

On May 10, 1969, she married Gary Allen Booher in Danville. He preceded her in death on Oct. 2, 2005.

Helen worked from 1973 until retirement in 1993, working in food court and Little Caesar’s in Kmart in Danville. She then worked for Old National Bank in the Covington, Williamsport and West Lebanon locations. She attended Williamsport United Methodist Church. Helen was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary West Lebanon and volunteer at His Mission Clothing Room. She loved crossword puzzles, music, collecting coins and antique pencil sharpeners.

Surviving are three children, James Booher (D. Spivey) of West Lebanon, Rebecca Roberts (Mark) of Ninety-Six, S.C., and Barbara Bennett (Jeff) of Heyworth, Ill.; mother, Clara Meyer of Danville; siblings, Bill Meyer and Larry Meyer, both of Sarasota, Fla., James Meyer, Michael Meyer, Monte Meyer, Randall Meyer, Robin (Marvin) Medlock and Kelly (Tim) Holtquist, all of Danville; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Helen was preceded in death by her father, James Meyer.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. EST EST Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Grady Funeral Home in West Lebanon. Services will begin at 11 a.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the chapel with Pastor Dave Wickens officiating. Interment will follow at Walnut Corner in Bismarck.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation, Kidney Foundation, or Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Online condolences may be made at www.gradyfuneralhome.com.

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