The Eugene Register-Guard Lane County, Oregon Monday, October 14, 1996 Obituaries; Page 6C
A private service was held for Helen Marie Berkey of Eugene, who died October 8 of cancer. She was 81.
She was born March 12, 1915, in Humeston, Iowa, to Howard and Goldie Lee Williams. She married Ray Berkey in St. Paul, Minn., on December 10, 1932.
The couple first lived in Guthrie Center, Iowa, where Helen Berkey was a member of the Eastern Star and the First Christian Church.
They lived more than 30 years in Dallas, Ore., where Berkey and her husband owned Dallas Auto Parts. Helen Berkey also owned an antique store, called Taint Nu, in Rickreall. They moved to Eugene in 1986.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Tom, of Eugene; and a brother, Bert Williams, of Carson City, Nev.
Entombment was at Sunset Hills Memorial Park. England's Eugene Memorial Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Food for Lane County.