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Helen C. Schmidlap Eppley
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1915
Death: Jul. 14, 2008

Helen C. Eppley, 93, of Madison, died Monday, July 14, 2008, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

She was born June 1, 1915, in Kent, the daughter of William and Ruth Barron Schmidlap. She worked at the former Reed's Laundry for several years and also worked in food service at Madison State Hospital. She was a member of North Madison Christian Church and was a former member of Kent Christian Church, having joined the church in 1925. Kent Christian Church was co-founded by her great-great-great-great-grandfather Thomas Ramsey in 1830, after he was one of the first early settlers of the Kent area. Her survivors include her brother, Leon Schmidlap and several nieces and nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Brad Eppley, who died May 12, 1986; one infant daughter, Ruth Ann Eppley; her father, who died in 1951; her mother, who died in 1991; one sister, Elsie Moore who died May 11, 2008; and three brothers, Clarence Schmidlap, who died in 1919, Junior Schmidlap, who died in 1925, and Glen Schmidlap, who died in 1990.

The funeral was at Vail-Holt Funeral Homes Hilltop Chapel. Burial was in Kent Cemetery.

Madison Courier 7/15/08 
Family links: 
  William Cleveland Schmidlap (1884 - 1951)
  Luella Ruth Barron Schmidlap (1897 - 1991)
  Kenneth Eppley (1907 - 1986)*
  Ruth Ann Eppley (1935 - 1935)*
  Helen C. Schmidlap Eppley (1915 - 2008)
  Elsie Grace Schmidlap Moore (1917 - 2008)*
  Clarence Caleb Schmidlap (1919 - 1919)*
  William Charles Schmidlap (1923 - 1926)*
  Leon Elbridge Schmidlap (1925 - 2011)*
  Glen Edward Schmidlap (1927 - 1990)*
*Calculated relationship
Kent Cemetery
Jefferson County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Kestryll
Originally Created by: Denny Jackson
Record added: Jul 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28309404
Helen C. <i>Schmidlap</i> Eppley
Added by: Kestryll
Helen C. <i>Schmidlap</i> Eppley
Added by: Kestryll
Helen C. <i>Schmidlap</i> Eppley
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- Angela Pifer
 Added: Jul. 14, 2010
This is my Aunt Helen. She was very special to me. I miss her very much.
- Kestryll
 Added: Mar. 3, 2010

- Denny Jackson
 Added: Jul. 15, 2008

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