|Birth: ||Aug. 22, 1917|
|Death: ||May 5, 2011|
Helen E. Bales, 93, died May 5, 2011, in Vancouver, Washington. She was born August, 22, 1917 in Bemidji, MN. Bales resided in Vancouver for 20 years and in Ridgefield for 45 years.
Bales was a member of Martha Washington Order of the Eastern Star. She enjoyed reading baseball, class reunions and gardening. She worked as a housewife, raising two daughters and a son, and also worked at Woolworth's for several years. Bales was also a 4-H club leader and a Rainbow Mother Adviser.
Bales was preceded in death by her husband, Vance Bales, in 1999 and her brother, Ken Hinshaw in 1999. She is survived by her daughters Dorothy E. stow of Federal Way, WA, and Nancy L. Swann of Vancouver, WA; son David O. Bales of Klamath Falls, OR; and loyal friend, Dough Allinger of Ridgefield, Washington. She also had five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Viewing was on Thursday May 12 and Friday, may 13, 2011 at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. A graveside service was held for Bales Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 1101 NE 112th Ave, Vancouver, WA.
Published in The Reflector, Battle Ground, WA, May 11, 2011.
John David Hinshaw (1892 - 1936)
Verna Ione Carpenter Hinshaw (1897 - 1985)
Vance A Bales (1914 - 1999)
Helen Evangline Hinshaw Bales (1917 - 2011)
Kenneth Walter Hinshaw (1929 - 1999)*
Evergreen Memorial Gardens
Created by: Kay and Duane Douglass
Record added: Jun 19, 2011
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